You are on page 1of 209

SMARTPHONE

User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your device
and keep it for future reference.

Legal Notices
Warning: This product contains chemicals known
to the State of California to cause cancer and
reproductive toxicity. For more information, please call
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864).

decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to


create source code from the software. No title to or
ownership in the Intellectual Property is transferred to
you. All applicable rights of the Intellectual Property
shall remain with SAMSUNG and its suppliers.

Intellectual Property

Open Source Software

All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by


or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its
respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone,
including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or
software relating there to (the Phone System), is
proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal
laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
Intellectual Property includes, but is not limited to,
inventions (patentable or unpatentable), patents, trade
secrets, copyrights, software, computer programs, and
related documentation and other works of authorship.
You may not infringe or otherwise violate the rights
secured by the Intellectual Property. Moreover,
you agree that you will not (and will not attempt to)
modify, prepare derivative works of, reverse engineer,
Legal Notices

Some software components of this product, including


but not limited to PowerTOP and e2fsprogs,
incorporate source code covered under GNU General
Public License (GPL), GNU Lesser General Public
License (LGPL), OpenSSL License, BSD License and
other open source licenses. To obtain the source code
covered under the open source licenses, please visit:
opensource.samsung.com.

VZW_N920V_EN_UM_TN_OGE_081915_FINAL

Disclaimer of Warranties;
Exclusion of Liability

RESULTING FROM THE PURCHASE OR USE OF THE


PRODUCT OR ARISING FROM THE BREACH OF THE
EXPRESS WARRANTY, INCLUDING INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOSS
OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR BENEFITS.

EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THE EXPRESS


WARRANTY CONTAINED ON THE WARRANTY
PAGE ENCLOSED WITH THE PRODUCT, THE
PURCHASER TAKES THE PRODUCT AS IS, AND
SAMSUNG MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH
RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE
PRODUCT OR ITS FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR
PURPOSE OR USE; THE DESIGN, CONDITION OR
QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT; THE PERFORMANCE
OF THE PRODUCT; THE WORKMANSHIP OF THE
PRODUCT OR THE COMPONENTS CONTAINED
THEREIN; OR COMPLIANCE OF THE PRODUCT
WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF ANY LAW, RULE,
SPECIFICATION OR CONTRACT PERTAINING
THERETO. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE
INSTRUCTION MANUAL SHALL BE CONSTRUED
TO CREATE AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO
THE PRODUCT. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL
NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND
Legal Notices

Modification of Software
SAMSUNG IS NOT LIABLE FOR PERFORMANCE
ISSUES OR INCOMPATIBILITIES CAUSED BY YOUR
EDITING OF REGISTRY SETTINGS, OR YOUR
MODIFICATION OF OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE.
USING CUSTOM OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE
MAY CAUSE YOUR DEVICE AND APPLICATIONS
TO WORK IMPROPERLY. YOUR CARRIER MAY
NOT PERMIT USERS TO DOWNLOAD CERTAIN
SOFTWARE, SUCH AS CUSTOM OS.
IF YOUR CARRIER PROHIBITS THIS, IF YOU
ATTEMPT TO DOWNLOAD SOFTWARE ONTO THE
DEVICE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION, YOU WILL
BE NOTIFIED ON THE SCREEN THAT THE PHONE
WILL NO LONGER OPERATE AND BE INSTRUCTED
TO POWER DOWN THE DEVICE. YOU MUST THEN
CONTACT YOUR CARRIER TO RESTORE THE DEVICE
TO THE CARRIER AUTHORIZED SETTINGS.

ii

Samsung Electronics America


(SEA), Inc

Samsung KNOX
Samsung Knox is Samsungs security platform and is
a mark for a Samsung device tested for security with
enterprise use in mind. Additional licensing fee may
be required. For more information about Knox, please
refer to: samsung.com/us/knox. [030115]

Address:
85 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park,
New Jersey 07660
Phone:
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
Internet Address:
samsung.com
2015 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung,
Samsung Galaxy, MultiWindow, S Pen, and SHealth
are all trademarks of SamsungElectronics Co., Ltd.
Screen images are simulated. Appearance of device
may vary.

Legal Notices

iii

Do you have questions about your


Samsung Mobile Phone?

microSD and the microSD logo are Trademarks of the


SD Card Association.
Openwave is a registered Trademark of
Openwave,Inc.

For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a


new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System)
at: samsung.com/us/support

Google, the Google logo, Android, the Android


logo, Google Play, Gmail, Google Mail, Google
Maps, Google Music, Google Now, Chrome, Google
Hangouts, Picasa, YouTube, and other marks are
trademarks of Google Inc.

The actual available capacity of the internal memory is


less than the specified capacity because the operating
system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you
upgrade the device.

Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the WirelessFidelity


Alliance, Inc.

Nuance, VSuite, T9 Text Input, and the Nuance logo


are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nuance
Communications, Inc., or its affiliates in the United
States and/or other countries.
ACCESS and NetFront are trademarks or registered
trademarks of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other
countries.
The Bluetooth word mark, figure mark (stylized B
Design), and combination mark (Bluetooth word mark
and B Design) are registered trademarks and are
wholly owned by the Bluetooth SIG.

Legal Notices

iv

Legal Information

Location of Legal Information on the device:

Important legal information can be accessed in writing


on the mobile device or at samsung.com.

Health and Safety Information


Settings > About phone > Legal information >
Samsung legal > Health and Safety.

Read this information before using your mobile


device.

Warranty
Settings > About phone > Legal information >
Samsung legal > Warranty

Samsung Limited Warranty - This product is covered


under the applicable Samsung Limited Warranty.
Full written terms and detailed information about
the warranty and obtaining service are available
on the device at Settings > About phone > Legal
Information > Samsung legal or at samsung.com.

EULA
Settings > About phone > Legal information >
Samsung legal > End User License Agreement

The online version of the Health/Safety and Warranty


guide for your device can be found at:
English
samsung.com/us/Legal/Phone-HSGuide
Spanish
samsung.com/us/Legal/Phone-HSGuide-SP

Legal Notices

Table of Contents
Getting Started................................................................1

Emergency Calls..............................................................55
Set Up and Access Voicemail.......................................56

Front View............................................................................2
Back View............................................................................4
Assemble Your Device......................................................6
Set Up Your Device............................................................9
Set Up Accounts on Your Device..................................11

Applications.....................................................................57
Apps List............................................................................58
Google Apps.....................................................................62
Verizon................................................................................66
Additional Apps................................................................69
Calculator...........................................................................71
Calendar............................................................................72
Camera and Video...........................................................74
Clock..................................................................................81
Contacts.............................................................................84
Email...................................................................................91
Emergency Alerts.............................................................95
Gallery................................................................................96
Internet...............................................................................99
Message+....................................................................... 103
Messages....................................................................... 106
Music Player................................................................... 110
My Files........................................................................... 113
S Health.......................................................................... 116

Know Your Device.......................................................12


Home Screen....................................................................13
Status Bar..........................................................................20
Navigation..........................................................................22
S Pen..................................................................................25
Air Command....................................................................28
Notification Panel.............................................................34
Multi Window.....................................................................37
Enter Text...........................................................................40

Calling..................................................................................44
Phone Screen...................................................................45
Make and Answer Calls..................................................48
Speed Dial.........................................................................53
Table of Contents

vi

SNote............................................................................. 119
S Voice............................................................................ 122
Scrapbook...................................................................... 123
Video Player................................................................... 125
Voice Recorder.............................................................. 128

Lock Screen and Security........................................... 175


Privacy and Safety........................................................ 182
Easy Mode...................................................................... 184
Accounts......................................................................... 185
Language and Input Settings...................................... 187
Backup and Reset........................................................ 192
Date and Time............................................................... 194
Accessibility................................................................... 195
Help................................................................................. 199
About Phone.................................................................. 200
System Updates............................................................ 201

Settings........................................................................... 130
How to Use Settings..................................................... 131
Airplane Mode............................................................... 133
Wi-Fi................................................................................. 134
Bluetooth......................................................................... 138
Data Usage.................................................................... 141
Mobile Networks............................................................ 142
Advanced Calling.......................................................... 143
More Settings................................................................. 144
Sound and Notification................................................. 152
Display and Wallpaper................................................. 158
S Pen............................................................................... 162
Motions and Gestures.................................................. 163
Storage............................................................................ 164
Battery............................................................................. 165
Applications.................................................................... 166
NFC and Payment......................................................... 170
Themes........................................................................... 172
Location.......................................................................... 173

Table of Contents

vii

Getting Started
Learn about your mobile device
hardware, assembly procedures,
and how to get started using your
new device.

Front View
Proximity sensors

Earpiece
Front camera

LED indicator

Volume keys
Power key

Recent apps

Back
Home key

Getting Started

Front View

Back: Return to the previous screen or close a


dialog box, menu, or keyboard.

Earpiece: Listen to a call.

Home key: Return to the Home screen. Activate the


Fingerprint security feature.

LED indicator: Light up the LED indicator when


charging, voice recording, or receiving notifications.

Front camera: Take self-portraits and record


videos of yourself.

Getting Started

Power key: Lock or wake up the screen. Press and


hold to turn the device off or restart it, or for quick
access to Airplane Mode and Emergency Mode.

Proximity sensor: Detect the presence of objects


near the device.

Recent apps: Display recent apps or touch and


hold for Home screen options.

Volume keys: Adjust the volume of your devices


sounds and audio.

Front View

Back View
Microphone

SIM card tray


Flash

Rear camera

Heart rate sensor

Headset jack
USB charger/Accessory port

S Pen
Microphone
Speaker
Getting Started

Back View

Flash: Illuminate subjects in low-light environments


when taking a photo or recording video.

Headset jack: Connect an optional headset


(notincluded).

Heart rate sensor: Measure your heart rate via


your fingertip when using the S Health app.

Microphone: Record audio and detects voice


commands.

Getting Started

Rear camera: Take pictures and record videos.

Speaker: Play music and other sounds.

S Pen: Storage compartment for the S Pen.


SIM card tray: Store the SIM card. For more
information, see Install the SIM Card on
page6.
USB charger/Accessory port: Connect the
Charger/USB cable (included) and other optional
accessories (not included).

Back View

Assemble Your Device


This section helps you to assemble your
device.

1. Insert the removal tool into the hole on the SIM


tray, and push until the tray pops out.

Install the SIM Card


When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are
provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation,
your SIM card will be loaded with your subscription
details, such as your PIN, available optional services,
and other features.
Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card
to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of
small children.
Caution: Exercise care when using the removal tool to
eject the internal SIM card slot.

Getting Started

Assemble Your Device

Charge the Battery

2. Place the SIM card on the tray, and slide the tray
back into the slot.

Note: For fastest charging times, use the Adaptive


Fast Charging charger that came with your phone. This
charger provides faster charging only when connected to
devices that support Adaptive FastCharging.

Make sure that the cards gold contacts face


down into the device and that the card is
positioned as shown.

Caution: If the card is not inserted correctly, the device


will not detect the SIM card. Re-orient the card and place
it back into the slot if the SIM is notdetected.

1. Insert the USB cable into the port.

2. Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and


then plug the charging head into a standard outlet.

Getting Started

Assemble Your Device

When to Charge the Battery

3. When charging is complete, unplug the charging


head from the outlet and remove the USB cable
from the device.

When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of


operation remain, the device sounds a warning tone at
regular intervals.

Note: This device is also compatible with Samsungapproved wireless charging devices--sold separately.

In this condition, your device conserves its remaining


battery power by dimming the screen.

Caution: Use only Samsung-approved charging devices.


Samsung accessories are designed to maximize
battery life. Using other accessories may invalidate your
warranty and may cause damage.

When the battery level becomes too low, the device


automatically turns off.
For a quick check of your battery level, view the
battery charge indicator located in the upper right
corner of your devices display. A solid color ( )
indicates a full charge.
You can also choose to display a percentage value.
Viewing a percentage value can provide a better
idea of the remaining charge on the battery. For
more information, see Battery on page165.

Getting Started

Assemble Your Device

Set Up Your Device


Turn Your Device On or Off

Reset the Device

Turn the Device On

Should your device stop responding to taps or finger


gestures and you are unable to turn it off, youcan
reset your device.

Press and hold the Power key until the device


starts up.

Turn the Device Off

Press and hold the Power key and the


VolumeDown key at the same time for morethan
seven seconds.

1. Press and hold the Power key until the


Deviceoptions menu displays.

Configure Your Phone

2. Tap Power off > POWER OFF.

When you first turn on your phone, you will need to set
up a few things.
1. As each screen is displayed, follow the instructions
on each screen to set up that particular feature.
2. Tap NEXT, SKIP, or LATER to progress to the next
screen.

Getting Started

Set Up Your Device

Secure Your Device


Use your devices screen lock features to secure your
device.

Lock the Device


By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
To lock the device, press the Power key.

Unlock the Device


The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
To unlock your device, press the Power key or
Home key, and then drag your finger across the
screen.

Set Up a Secure Screen Lock


The default Screen lock is Swipe which offers no
security. To choose a more secure screen lock, see
Set a Screen Lock on page175.

Getting Started

10

Set Up Your Device

Set Up Accounts on Your Device


Google Account

Samsung Account

Your new device uses your Google Account to


fully utilize its Android features, including Gmail,
GoogleHangouts, and the Google Play store.

Create a Samsung account, for access to Samsung


content and apps on your device. When you turn on
your device for the first time, set up your existing
Samsung account, or create a new Samsung account.

When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Google Account, or create a new
GoogleAccount.

or
To create a new Samsung account or set up your
Samsung account on your device at any time,
use Accounts settings. Formore information, see
Accounts on page185.

or
To create a new Google Account or set up your
Google Account on your device at any time, use
Accounts settings. Formore information, see
Accounts on page185.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Accounts > Add account > Google.

Getting Started

From a Home screen, tap


Apps > Settings >
Accounts > Add account > Samsungaccount.

Settings >

11

Set Up Accounts on Your Device

Know Your Device


Learn some of the key features of
your mobile device, including the
screens and icons, as well as how
to navigate the device and enter
text using the keyboard.

Warning: Please note that a touch screen


responds best to a light touch from the
pad of your finger or a non-metallic stylus.
Using excessive force or a metallic object
when pressing on the touch screen may
damage the tempered glass surface and
void the warranty.

Home Screen
Notification icons

Status icons
Status bar

Widget
Apps folder
Home screen indicator
Apps list

App shortcuts

Know Your Device

13

Home Screen

App shortcuts: Shortcuts to your favorite


applications.

Apps folder: For your convenience, there are


several apps that are grouped into a folder on the
main Home screen.

Apps list: Allows quick access to all of your


applications.

Home screen indicator: Indicates which


Homescreen is presently displayed. Swipe across
the screen to the right to open Flipboard Briefing.

Know Your Device

14

Notification icons: Display new messages and


emails, notifications, available software updates,
and so on.

Status bar: Displays device status icons (right) and


notification icons (left).

Status icons: Display information about the device,


such as the network signal strength, battery level,
the time, and more.

Widget: Self-contained application that runs on the


Home screen (not shortcuts).

Home Screen

Manage Home Screens

The Home screen is the starting point for


using your device.

Your device comes with multiple Home screens to


hold apps and widgets. You can rearrange the Home
screens in a different order.

Customize your Home screen by adding application


shortcuts, widgets, folders, andusing wallpapers.

1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.


2. Use these options to manage screens:

To access Home Screen Manager:

Add a screen: Swipe to the end of the screens,

From a Home screen, pinch the screen.

and then tap

or

Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.

Add.

Remove a screen: Touch and hold on a screen,


and then drag it to
Remove.

Set a screen as the main Home screen: Tap

Main Home screen at the top of a screen.


This screen displays when you press the Home
key.

Change the order of screens: Touch and hold


on a screen, and then drag to a new position.

Flipboard Briefing: Scroll to the left of the

screens to find the Flipboard Briefing screen.


To activate this feature, tap the check box at the
top center of the screen.

Know Your Device

15

Home Screen

Wallpapers

Widgets

Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with


wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose
from preloaded wallpapers.

Widgets are self-contained apps that run on a


Homescreen. There are all kinds of widgets, including
links to a specific contact, Internet bookmarks, Gmail
and email accounts, and manyothers.

1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.


2. Tap Wallpapers.

Add a Widget to a Home Screen

To access Wallpaper settings:

1. Touch and hold an empty space on the screen,


and then tap Widgets.

From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Display and wallpaper > Wallpaper.

Settings >

2. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Homescreen,


and then release it.

For more information, see


Display and Wallpaper on page158 in Settings.

Remove a Widget
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
releaseit.
2. Drag the widget to

Remove and releaseit.

Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it


just removes the widget from the Home screen.

Know Your Device

16

Home Screen

Themes

Screen Grid

Set visual themes for all system screens and icons on


your phone.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.

Change the number of icons that can be placed on


each Home screen by changing the Screen grid
dimensions.

2. Tap Themes.

1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.


2. Tap Screen grid.

For more information, see Themes on page172 in


Settings.

3. Tap a dimension option (4 x 4, 4 x 5, or 5 x 5) to


preview its appearance. The numbers indicate how
many icons can be placed horizontally by how
many icons can be placed vertically.

To access Theme settings:


From a Home screen, tap
> Themes.

Know Your Device

Apps >

Settings

4. Tap APPLY to apply the selected dimensions.

17

Home Screen

App Shortcuts

Folders

You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any


Home screen.

Place folders on a Home screen to organize items.

Create a Folder

Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen


1. From a Home screen, tap

You can create app folder on a Home screen.

Apps.

1. Touch and hold an app icon and drag it on top of


another app until a highlighted box appears.

2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a


Homescreen, and then release it.

2. Release the app icon to create the folder.

Tap Enter folder name to enter a name for the

Delete a Shortcut

folder.

1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to releaseit.


2. Drag the app shortcut to
releaseit.

Tap

Remove and

To add more apps, touch and hold an app icon

Note: Deleting a shortcut does not delete the app, it just


removes the shortcut from the Home screen.

Know Your Device

Palette to change the color.

3. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.


and drag it to the folder.

18

Home Screen

Manage Folders

Add an app: Touch an hold the app shortcut, and


then and drag it on top of the folder and release it.

Delete an app: Tap the folder to open it. Touch


and hold the app shortcut, and then drag it to
Remove and release it.

Remove a Folder from a Home Screen


1. Touch and hold the folder until it detaches.
2. Drag the folder to

Know Your Device

Remove and release it.

19

Home Screen

Status Bar
The Status bar at the top of the Home
screen provides device information (such as
network status, battery charge, and time) on
the rightside and notification alerts on the
left side.

Status Icons
Mute mode is enabled.
The device is connected to a 4G LTE wireless
network.

Status Icons
Signal strength.
Battery is fully charged.
Wi-Fi is active.
Battery is low.
No wireless network is available.
Battery is charging.
NFC (Near-Field Communication) is enabled.
Vibrate mode is enabled.

Know Your Device

20

Status Bar

Notification Icons

Notification Icons

Missed call.

File is being uploaded or sent.

Call in progress.

Location service (GPS) is active.

Call is using speakerphone.

App updates are available from the Google


Play store.

New email has arrived.

App updates are complete.

New Gmail has arrived.

Keyboard is in use.

New voicemail message has been received.


New text or multimedia message has arrived.
Download of a file or app is in progress.

Know Your Device

21

Status Bar

Navigation
Learn the basics for how to navigate through
your device, and basics for how to customize
screens by editing, sharing, and deleting
items.

Touch and Hold


Touch and hold displayed items to activate them.

Touchscreen Navigation
Use the following motions and gestures on your
touchscreen to navigate the device.

Tap an item to select it.

Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of


options.

Lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across


the screen.

Lightly tap items to select or launch them.


Tap the displayed keyboard to enter characters
ortext.

Touch and hold a widget on the Home screen to


move it.

Swipe

Tap

Swipe the screen to unlock the device.


Swipe the screen to scroll through the
Homescreens or menu options.

Tap an app icon to launch the application.

Know Your Device

22

Navigation

Drag

Motions and Gestures

Touch and hold an item, and then drag to move it to a


new location.

Control your device by making specific gestures with


your hand above the devices screen.

Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.

For more information, see


Motions and Gestures on page163 in Settings.

Drag a widget to place it in a new location on a


Homescreen.

To access Motions and Gestures settings:

Pinch and Spread

From a Home screen, tap


Motions and gestures.

Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or


spread by moving your fingers apart.

Pinch the screen to zoom out while viewing a


picture or a webpage.

Spread your fingers on the screen to zoom in while


viewing a picture or a web page.

Know Your Device

23

Apps >

Settings >

Navigation

Common Options
The device uses basic command options to perform
common actions.

MORE: Tap to view more menu options for a


screen. This will often allow you to select items to
delete or share.

DELETE: Tap to select items to delete. You can


often tap a check box at the top of the screen to
select all.

SHARE: Tap to select items to share, and a sharing


method. You can often tap a check box at the top of
the screen to select all.

EDIT: Tap to customize the screen.

Know Your Device

24

Navigation

S Pen
The S Pen is a stylus that assists you in
performing different functions.

Warning: Be sure to insert your S Pen with the nib


pointed inward. Inserting the S Pen the wrong way can
cause it to become stuck and can damage the pen and
your phone.

Remove S Pen
The S Pen stores inside your device for convenient
access.
Push the S Pen inward to release it, and then pull
it from your device using the notch on the end of
the S Pen.
Know Your Device

25

S Pen

Air View

Direct Pen Input

Hover the S Pen over the screen to preview content,


or view information about an item on the screen.
Forexample:

When filling out a form field in an app (like Name or


Number in Contacts), you can open a Handwriting
window to allow you to write an entry with the SPen
rather than type.

Hover over an email in a list to preview the message


before opening it.

Hover over a photo album to preview the contents


or see a picture enlarged.

1. When filling out a form field, hover the S Pen over


the field until the
Handwriting icon appears.

Hover over the timeline during video playback to


preview and navigate to specific scenes.

2. Tap the Handwriting icon. The Handwriting


window appears.

Hover over an icon or screen button to view the


items name or description.

3. Use the space provided in the window to write an


entry by hand using the S Pen. While writing, your
entries will be converted into text.

To use the Handwriting window:

Note: The preview function is only available when the


SPens displayed pointer is a solid color.

To edit the converted text, use the Space and

Backspace icons. To change the position of the


cursor, drag the pointer below the cursor to the
desired position for editing.

Tap DRAWING MODE to draw images.


4. When finished, tap DONE.

Know Your Device

26

S Pen

Configure S Pen Settings


To configure S Pen settings, including options for
sounds and for tracking S Pen when it is not stored in
your device:
From a Home screen, tap
> S Pen.

Apps >

Settings

Replace the S Pen Tip


You can replace the tip of the SPen.
To replace the tip:

1. Use tweezers to pull out the S Pen tip.


2. Insert the new pen tip on the top of the S Pen and
press until it clicks in place.
Know Your Device

27

S Pen

Air Command
Air command allows you to quickly activate
frequentlyused applications or perform
actions.
To launch the Air command menu:
Remove the SPen from the S Pen slot.
or
Hold the S Pen near the screen so that the pointer
appears, and then press the S Pen button once.
or
Tap

Air command.

Know Your Device

28

Air Command

To use Air command, tap an option:

Action Memo

Action memo: Launch a Quick Note and link

An Action memo is a special type of note that can turn


your written text into actions on your device.

it to actions. Action memos are saved in the


SNote app.

Screen write: Capture screenshots and write or

For example, if someone tells you the name of a


restaurant, you can launch a new memo, write the
name of the restaurant, and then have the memo
locate it on a map.

S Note: Create or edit an S Note.


Add shortcuts: Add up to three apps and

Note: While active, an Action memo stays on the screen


for as long as you are using it, even if you press the
Home key. You must tap SAVE in order to close the
memo.

Smart select: Draw around an area of the


screen to collect it in the Scrapbook app.
draw on them.

functions to the Air command menu.

Settings: Customize your Air command by

adding apps and functions, and changing how


it appears.

Know Your Device

29

Air Command

Pin to Home screen: Tap to minimize the action

Create an Action Memo

memo by making a small thumbnail on the main


Home screen.

To create an Action memo:


1. Tap

Air command >

Edit as SNote file: Open the action memo in

Action memo.

the SNote app.

or

Change background color: Change the color

Press and hold the SPen button and tap the


screen two times with the pen.

of the action memo.

Discard: Close the memo without saving.

2. Write your action memo. These editing tools are


available:

4. When you are finished, tap SAVE.


Note: Action memos are saved in the

Pen: Tap to change the pen color.


Eraser: Use the pen to erase part of the memo.

SNote app.

Tap Eraser again, and then tap Clear all to


erase all content.

3. Tap MORE for additional options:

Share: Choose a sharing method to share the


action memo.

Link to action: Turn written text into actions.


Minimize: Minimize the action memo by making
a small thumbnail on the main Home screen.

Know Your Device

30

Air Command

Link an Action Memo

Screen Off Memo

Turn text into actions. For example, you can write a


phone number, and then save it to Contacts.

You can write quick memos without turning your


device on.

To link a memo to an action:

Note: The screen off memo setting must be enabled.


For more information, see S Pen on page162.

1. Tap

Air command >

Action memo.

To create a screen off memo:

2. Write on the memo.

1. Detach the S Pen while the screen is off.

3. Press MORE > Link to action and select an action


to perform.

2. Write on the screen.

Tap SAVE to save your action memo to the


SNote app.

4. Draw around the content you want to use for


the action. The selected content is boxed and
highlighted.

Tap DELETE to discard the action memo.


Tap Erase to remove part of the text.

5. On the menu bar that appears, tap the action you


want to take. Options include Phone, Contacts,
Messages, Email, Internet, Map, and Task.

Know Your Device

31

Air Command

Smart Select

Screen Write

The Smart select feature provides a capture tool to


select content on a screen. You can then add it to your
Scrapbook app or share it with your contacts.

Screen write allows you to capture a screen shot and


then write notes on the screen shot.
To use Screen write:

To launch the Smart select tool:


1. Tap

Air command >

1. Tap

Smartselect.

Air command >

Screen write.

2. The current screen is captured, and a pen tool


appears. The following editing tools are provided:

2. Tap a shape at the top of the screen, and select


content. The following options are available:

Pen: Draw on the screen shot. Press the Pen

Write: Add notes to the screen using the S Pen.


Share: Choose a sharing method to share your

icon a second time to change the pen tip, size,


color, and to save presets.

Eraser: Erase the writing or drawings on the

content.

screen shot. Tap the Eraser icon a second time


to change the size of the eraser area and to see
the ERASE ALL option.

Save in Scrapbook: Save the content in the


Scrapbook app.

Save in Gallery: Save the content to the

Undo: Tap to undo the last action.


Redo: Tap to redo the last action that was

Galleryapp.

undone.

Know Your Device

32

Air Command

Add Shortcuts

3. When you are finished writing, tap an option:

Share: Choose a sharing method to share your

You can add shortcuts to apps and functions to the


AirCommand menu.

content.

Save in Scrapbook: Save the content to the


Scrapbook app.

To use Add shortcuts:

Save in Gallery: Save the content to the

1. Tap

Galleryapp.

Air command >

Add shortcuts.

2. Swipe across the screens and tap the apps


or functions you would like to add to the
Aircommand menu.

S Note

To delete an app shortcut, tap

Create notes and edit Action memos.

3. Tap

To access S Note:

Remove.

Back to save your selection.

1. Tap Air command > S Note.


or
2. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

S Note.

For more information, see SNote on page119.

Know Your Device

33

Air Command

Notification Panel
Notification icons on the Statusbar display calendar events, device status, and more.
Fordetails, open the Notificationpanel.
Edit Notification panel
Settings
Quick settings

Screen brightness
Notification card

Clear notifications

Know Your Device

34

Notification Panel

Clear notifications: Tap to clear all notifications.

Notification card: Tap to see details about a


notification. Swipe a notification card to the right to
dismiss it.

Quick settings: Tap to quickly enable or disable a


feature. Swipe to the left to see more settings.

Screen brightness: Drag the slider to adjust


screen brightness. Tap Auto to have the phone set
the screen brightness using its light sensor.

Settings: Tap to open the Settings screen.

View the Notification Panel

Edit Notification panel: Tap to change settings


for the Notification panel, including which
Quicksettings buttons are visible.

Know Your Device

1. Swipe down on the Status bar to display the


Notification panel.
2. Swipe the list of notifications to see details.

Tap an item to open it.


To clear a single notification, drag the
notification left or right. Tap
all notifications.

Clear to clear

3. To close the Notification panel, swipe upward from


the bottom of the screen or tap
Back.

35

Notification Panel

Quick Settings
In addition to notifications, the Notification panel
provides quick access to device functions such as
WiFi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
On the Notification panel, swipe left or right across
the visible icons.
To customize the Quick settings that appear:
On the Notification panel, tap

Know Your Device

Edit.

36

Notification Panel

Multi Window
Multitask by using multiple applications at the same time.

Controls

Know Your Device

37

Multi Window

Activate Multi Window

You can also launch recently used apps directly into


Multiwindow view:

Apps that support Multi window display together on


a split screen. You can switch between the apps,
adjust the size of their display on the screen, and copy
information from one app to the other.

1. Tap

Note: Multi window is not available for all apps.


1. From any screen, touch and hold

Recent.

2. Recently used apps that support Multiwindow


have a Multiwindow icon in their title bar. Tap
the Multiwindow icon in the title bar to launch the
application in split screen view.

Recent apps.

3. Other recently used apps that support


Multiwindow appear below the launched app. Tap
the app icon to add it to the split screenview.

2. If you are currently using an app that supports


Multi window, tap another app to add it in split
screen view.

Note: Only applications that support Multi window have


the Multi window icon.

or
Tap two apps that support Multi window to open
them in split screen view.

Know Your Device

38

Multi Window

Window Controls
Select an application window and tap
the middle of the window border.

Controls
Controls in

Close app: Close the selected application.

Controls
Switch windows: Switch locations between
Multi window applications.
Drag and drop content: Move items
between the application windows. Drag an
item to share from one window to another.
Not all applications support this feature.
Minimize window: Minimize the selected
app window. This turns the app into a
circular, movable icon that can be opened
by tapping on it.
Maximize window: Open the selected app
window in full screen view.

Know Your Device

39

Multi Window

Enter Text
Text can be entered using a keyboard or by
speaking.

Predictive text

Use the SamsungKeyboard


Enter text using a QWERTY keyboard.

Predictive Text
Predictive text suggest words matching your text
entries, and, optionally, completes common words
automatically. Predictive text can learn your personal
writing style from your contacts, messages, email, and
social networking sitesimproving its accuracy of
predicting your text entries.

Options

Know Your Device

40

Enter Text

Configure the Samsung Keyboard

Special Keys

To customize the Samsung Keyboard:

Tap to insert numbers and symbols.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Language and input.

Touch and hold Options to:

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Samsung keyboard for options.

Use Google voice typing.


Use Handwriting mode.
Access the clipboard.
Insert an emoticon.
Access keyboard settings.

Know Your Device

41

Enter Text

Use Swype

Enable Swype

Swype is a text input method that makes it possible


to enter a word by sliding your finger or stylus (not
included) from letter to letter, lifting your finger or
stylus between words.

To enable the Swype keyboard while entering text:


1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward
to display the Notification panel.
2. Tap Select keyboard.

For example, to enter the word this, slide your fingers


between the letters t-h-i-s.

3. Tap Swype.

Configure Swype
To customize Swype:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Language and input.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Swype for options.

Know Your Device

42

Enter Text

Use Google Voice Typing

1. On the Samsung Keyboard, tap


typing.

Instead of typing, enter text by speaking.

Google voice

You may need to touch and hold Options


(leftofthe Space key) to find it.

2. Speak your text.


Note: Tap Languages to download additional
languages for use with Google voice typing.

Configure Google Voice Typing


To customize Google voice typing:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Language and input.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Google voice typing for options.

Languages

Know Your Device

43

Enter Text

Calling
Make telephone calls using a
variety of calling features and
services.

Phone Screen
Use the Phone screen to access the dialer keypad, recent calls, favorites, and contacts.

More options
Tabs

Keypad

Voice recognition

Hide the keypad

Call
Calling

Video call
45

Phone Screen

Call: Tap to make your call.

Keypad: Tap the number that you want to call.

Access Phone

Hide the keypad: Hide the keypad and display


recent calls. Tap
Keypad to display the keypad.

There are a couple of ways to access Phone.


From a Home screen, tap

More options: Access Speed dial and Call settings.

From a Home screen, tap

Tabs: Tap RECENT to display a list of all dialed,


received, and missed calls. Tap FAVORITES
to display contacts marked as Favorites. Tap
CONTACTS to display your contacts and select a
contact to call.

Video call: Make video calls using your camera.


Advanced Calling must be enabled. For more
information, see Advanced Calling on page143.

Voice recognition: Tap to make a call using voice


commands.

Calling

Phone.

or
Apps >

Phone.

Displaying Your Phone Number


You phone number can be found in Settings.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
About phone > Status > Myphone number.

46

Phone Screen

Call Settings
There are also a couple of ways to access the
Callsettings menu.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.

Phone > MORE >

or
From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Phone.

Calling

Apps >

Settings >

47

Phone Screen

Make and Answer Calls


Learn how to make or answer a call. Explore
features and functionality associated with
making or answering a call.

Quickly Dial a Number from


YourContactList
1. From a Home screen, tap

Make a Call
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

or
From a Home screen, tap
Phone.

2. Enter a number on the keypad and tap

Dial.

Note: If the keypad does not appear, tap the


icon.

Keypad

Phone > CONTACTS.

2. While viewing your contact list, swipe your finger


across a contact to the right call the contact.

Dial a Recent Number


All incoming, outgoing, and missed calls are recorded
in the Call log. If the number or caller is listed in your
contacts list, the associated name is also displayed.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Phone.

2. Tap RECENT. A list of recent calls is displayed.


3. Tap a contact, and then tap

Calling

48

Call.

Make and Answer Calls

Answer a Call

If you are using an app, a pop-up screen appears for


the incoming call.

When a call is received the phone rings and displays


the callers phone number or name if stored in the
contacts list.

On the incoming call pop-up screen:

Tap
Tap

At the incoming call screen:

Touch and drag

Answer to answer the call.

Reject to reject the call and send it to


your voicemail.

Answer to the right to

Tap REJECT CALL WITH MESSAGE, and select

answer the call.

a message.

Touch and drag

Reject to the left to reject


the call and send it to your voicemail.

Tap

Expand to exit the app and view the


main incoming call screen.

Touch and drag REJECT CALL WITH

MESSAGE upward, and select a message.

End a Call
When you are ready to end your call, tap

Calling

49

End.

Make and Answer Calls

Multitask While on a Call

Options During a Call

If you exit the call screen and return to a Home


screen, your active call is indicated by
Call on the
Status bar.

Your phone provides a number of functions that you


can use during a call.

Adjust the Call Volume

This lets you continue with your current call and do


something else, such as access the contacts list, view
a recent email, locate a picture, and so on.

Press the Volume key to increase or decrease the


volume.
or

To return to the call screen:

Quickly add more volume to the incoming audio by


tapping
Extra volume.

Swipe the Status bar downward to reveal the


Notification panel, and then tap Callnotification
card.
To end a call from any application:

Listen with the Speaker or


BluetoothHeadset

Swipe the Status bar downward to reveal the


Notification panel, and then tap
End call.

Listen to the call using the speaker or through a


Bluetoothheadset (not included).
Tap
Speaker to hear the caller using the
speaker.
or
Tap Bluetooth to use a Bluetooth headset
(notincluded).

Calling

50

Make and Answer Calls

Place a New Call While on a Call

Call Waiting

If your service plan supports this feature, you can


make another call while a call is in progress.

If your service plan supports this feature, you can


answer an incoming call while you have a call in
progress. You are notified of an incoming call by a call
waiting tone.

1. From the active call, tap


second call.

Add call to dial the

2. Dial the new number and tap

Dial.

To answer a new call while you have a call in progress:

3. When the call is answered, tap


Merge to hear
both callers at once (multi-conferencing).

1. Slide
Answer in any direction to answer the
new call.
2. The original caller is placed on hold and the new
caller is connected.

Tap the caller on hold to place the current caller


on hold and return to your original call.

Tap

End to end the current call and return to


the call on hold.

Calling

51

Make and Answer Calls

Call Log

Delete a Call from the Call Log

The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or


missed are stored on the RECENT tab.

1. From a Home screen, tap

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from


the Call log.

Phone.

3. Tap DELETE.

2. Tap RECENT. A list of recent calls is displayed. If


the caller is in your contacts list, the callers name
is displayed.

Add a Call to the Reject List


By adding a caller to your Reject list, future calls from
this number will be sent directly to your voicemail.

Save a Recent Call to Your Contacts List


1. From a Home screen, tap

Phone > RECENT.

Phone > RECENT.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap the call that contains the information that you


want to save to your contacts list.

Phone > RECENT.

2. Tap the caller you want to add to the Reject list.


3. Tap MORE > Add to Block list.

3. Tap CREATE CONTACT.


or
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap UPDATE EXISTING.

Calling

52

Make and Answer Calls

Speed Dial
You can assign a shortcut number to a
contact for speed dialing their default
number.

Make a Call Using Speed Dial


1. From a Home screen, tap

Keypad.

If the speed dial number is more than one digit

Create a Speed Dial


1. From a Home screen, tap
CONTACTS.

Phone >

2. Touch and hold the speed dial number.

Apps >

long, enter the first digits, and then touch and


hold the last digit.

Phone >

2. Tap MORE > Speed dial. The Speed dial screen


displays showing the numbers 1 through 100.
Number 1 is reserved for voicemail.
3. Tap an unused number (Add contact).
4. Tap a contact to assign to the number.
Theselected contact displays in the speed dial
number box.

Calling

53

Speed Dial

Remove a Speed Dial Number


Assignment
1. From a Home screen, tap
CONTACTS.

Apps >

Phone >

2. Tap MORE > Speed dial.


3. Find the contact to remove from Speed dial and
tap
Remove.

Calling

54

Speed Dial

Emergency Calls
Make an Emergency Call without
a SIMCard

The Emergency calling mode makes


redialing an emergency number a one-tap
process.
Note: This mode can drain your battery power more
rapidly than normal calling mode.

Without a working SIM card, you can only make an


emergency call with the phone. Normal cell phone
service is not available.

Make an Emergency Call

1. From a secured Lock screen, drag


toward the center.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap EMERGENCY CALL.

Phone.

3. Enter 911 and tap

2. Enter the emergency number (911 for example)


and tap
Dial.

Calling

Keypad

Dial.

4. Complete your call. During this type of call, you will


have access to the Speaker mode, Keypad, and
End Call features.

55

Emergency Calls

Set Up and Access Voicemail


Access Your Voicemail from
Another Phone

Set up and configure your voicemail.

Set Up Your Voicemail

1. Dial your wireless phone number.

1. From the Home screen, tap Phone, and then


touch and hold
Voicemail.

2. When you hear your voicemail greeting, press the


asterisk key on the phone you are using.

2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a


greeting, and record your name.

3. Enter your password and you are connected to


your voicemail.

Note: These steps may be different depending on your


network.

Access Your Voicemail


1. From the Home screen, tap Phone, and then
touch and hold
Voicemail.

You may be prompted to enter a password.


2. When connected, follow the voice prompts from
the voicemail center.

Calling

56

Set Up and Access Voicemail

Applications
The Apps list displays all
applications installed on your
device, both preloaded apps and
apps you download and install
yourself.
Learn how to change the way
apps appear, organize apps into
folders, and uninstall or disable
apps.

Apps List
Download and Install NewApps

The Apps list shows all preloaded apps and


apps that you downloaded. You can uninstall,
disable, or hide apps from view.

Find new apps to download and install on your device.

Shortcuts to apps can be placed on any of the


Homescreens. For more information, see
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen on page18.

Play Store: Download new apps from the


Google Play store.
Visit play.google.com/store/apps to learn more.

Access Applications
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps.

2. Tap an applications icon to launch it.


3. To return to the main Home screen, press the
Home key.

Applications

58

Apps List

Uninstall or Disable Apps

To enable apps after disabling them:

You can uninstall or disable apps you download and


install.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Settings >
Applications > Application manager.

2. Swipe to the DISABLED screen and tap the app


you want to enable.

Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.


Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden
from view.

3. Tap ENABLE. The app will appear again in the


Apps list.

To uninstall or disable an app:


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps.

2. Tap EDIT. Apps that can be uninstalled or disabled


show
Uninstall/Disable on their icon.
3. Tap
Uninstall/Disable and follow the prompts
to either uninstall or disable the app.

Applications

59

Apps List

Organize Your Apps

Use Folders to Organize Apps

The Apps icons can be organized into folders and


rearranged in a custom order.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Change the Order Apps Are Listed


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps > EDIT.

2. Touch and hold an app icon, and then drag it on


top of another app until a highlighted box appears.
3. Release the app icon to create the folder.

Apps.

Tap Enter folder name to name the folder.


Palette to change the folder color.
Tap

2. Tap EDIT.
3. Touch and hold an app icon or folder and drag it
to a new location.

4. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.

To add more apps, touch an hold an app icon

4. Tap DONE when finished.

and drag it to the folder.

5. Tap DONE when you are finished.

Applications

60

Apps List

Remove Folders
Remove folders on an Apps screen without deleting
the apps inside.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps.

2. Tap EDIT.
3. Tap a folder, and then tap Remove folder >
REMOVE > Done.
Apps inside the folder will be listed at the end of the
Apps screen.

Applications

61

Apps List

Google Apps
Enjoy these apps from Google.

Gmail

Note: Certain apps require a Google account.


Visitgoogle.com to learn more.

Send and receive email with Gmail, Googles


web-based email service.

Chrome

Visit gmail.com to learn more.

Use Google Chrome to browse the Internet


and bring your open tabs, bookmarks and
address bar data from your computer to your
mobile device.

Google
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.

Visit google.com/chrome/browser/mobile to
learn more.

Drive
Open, view, rename, and share your Google
Docs and files.
Visit drive.google.com to learn more.

Applications

62

Google Apps

Google Now

Hangouts

Google Now works in the background to


collect information you regularly look up and
organize it into convenient cards that appear
when you need them.

Hangouts is an online place to meet friends


and family, share photos, and host video
calls.
Visit google.com/hangouts to learn more.

Visit google.com/landing/now to learn more.

Maps

Press and hold the Home key.


Note: When Google Now is enabled, you can
also access it by touching .

Use Google Maps to find your current


location, get directions, and other locationbased information.

Google Settings

Note: You must enable location services


to use Maps. For more information, see
Location on page173.

Quickly and easily change Google app


settings to suit your preferences.

Visit google.com/maps to learn more.

Applications

63

Google Apps

Photos

Play Music

This application automatically backs up your


photos and videos to your Google+ account.

With Google Play Music, you can play music


and audio files on your device.

Visit google.com/+/learnmore/photos to learn


more.

Visit play.google.com/about/music to learn


more.

Play Movies & TV

PlayStore

Watch movies and TV shows purchased from


Google Play. You can stream them instantly,
or download them for viewing when you are
not connected to the Internet. You can also
view videos saved on your device.

Find new apps, movies and TV shows, music,


books, magazines, and games in Google
Play store.

Visit play.google.com/store/movies to learn


more.

Voice Search

Visit play.google.com to learn more.

Use voice commands to search the web with


Google.

Applications

64

Google Apps

Wallet
Google Wallet allows you to carry credit
cards and debit cards in your Android
phone, allowing you to tap the back of your
phone at the point of sale to pay or shop
online everywhere you see the Google Wallet
Buy button.
Visit google.com/wallet to learn more.

YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos right from
your device.
Visit youtube.com to learn more.

Applications

65

Google Apps

Verizon
Caller Name ID

Enjoy these applications from


VerizonWireless.
From a Home screen, tap
to find these apps.

Subscribe to Caller Name ID to identify


unknown callers by name, picture, and city
and state.

Apps > Verizonfolder

Note: Caller Name ID requires a subscription.

Note: Certain applications require a data plan or paid


subscription. Visit verizonwireless.com to learn more, or
contact your service provider for additional information.

Cloud
Use Verizon Cloud to back up and access
your data. You can also use Verizon Cloud to
transfer content between other devices.

Applications

66

Verizon

Message+

NFL Mobile

Use Verizon Message+ to send text messages


at a whole new level. Draw on pictures, share
locations in real time, send audio messages,
and much more.

Play the popular game on your phone.

Setup Wizard
Use Setup Wizard to quickly configure your
phone.

Mobile Hotspot
This is a shortcut to your Mobile Hotspot.
See Mobile Hotspot on page 144 for more
information.

Slacker Radio
Enjoy free Internet radio with your mobile
device.

My Verizon Mobile
View details and manage your Verizon
Wireless account.

Voice Mail

Note: No airtime or minute charges apply when


accessing My Verizon Mobile.

Unanswered calls are sent to Voice Mail.

Applications

67

Verizon

VZ Navigator
Use VZ Navigator to find, share and navigate
to millions of locations, avoid traffic and drive,
or walk with ease.

VZ Protect
The Verizon Support and Protection
application helps protect your phone from
digital threats, including viruses and malware,
risky web sites, and from people accessing
the information on your phone if it is ever lost
or misplaced.

Applications

68

Verizon

Additional Apps
Amazon Music

There are additional apps, including several


Samsung apps, preloaded on your device.

Browse and download music from Amazon


Music.

Amazon

Audible

Shop at Amazon.com from your device.

Browse, purchase, and download audio


books.

Amazon Kindle
Use the Amazon Kindle application to
download books for reading right on your
device. You must have an account with
Amazon to use the Kindle application.

Applications

Appstore
Browse and download applications, games
and more from the Amazon Appstore.

69

Additional Apps

Facebook

Instagram

Keep up with friends and family with the


Facebook app. Share updates, photos, and
videos, as well as text, chat, and play games.

Capture and share photos and videos with


your friends. Customize what you capture,
then share it on your feed or post it directly
to your friends.

Help

Milk

View information on using your devices


basic features and settings.

Exclusive to Galaxy owners, Milk Music is


a radio service that gives you more of the
music you love, curated by top DJs and
industry pros and all for free.

IMDb
Search movies and actors, view trailers and
show times, explore top charts and box
office information, and add movies and TV to
your personal Watch list.

Applications

SideSync
SideSync is a PC-Mobile solution that
enables the screens, windows, and data
to be shared easily between a PC and
Samsung Android Device.

70

Additional Apps

Calculator
Additional Functions

The Calculator provides basic and advanced


arithmetic functions.

To clear the results:


Tap

Basic Operation
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calculator.

Clear key.

To clear the calculator history:

Apps > Tools folder >

Tap HISTORY > CLEARHISTORY.

2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.

Tip: Tap KEYPAD to return to the calculator keys.

3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.


To copy all or part of the calculation to the clipboard:

4. Enter the next number.


5. To view the result, tap the

Touch and hold an entry in the displayfield.

Equals key.

Scientific Calculator
Turn the device landscape to use advanced arithmetic
functions, such as sin, cos, and tan.

Applications

71

Calculator

Calendar
Share an Event

Manage your calendar events and tasks.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Create an Event
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap

Apps >

Calendar.

2. Tap an event to view it.


Apps >

Calendar.

3. Tap SHARE and tap a sharing format.

Add to add an event.

4. In the Share via window, tap a sharing method and


follow the prompts.

3. Enter details for the event, and then tapSAVE.

Delete an Event
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Calendar.

2. Tap an event to view it, and then tap DELETE.

Applications

72

Calendar

Create a Task

Delete a Task

Tasks are items you add to the calendar to be


accomplished on a certain day. A task appears as a
checklist item and is removed once you mark the task
as complete.

1. From a Home screen, tap

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Apps >

Calendar.

2. Tap a day on the calendar to view the tasks for the


day, or select Tasks from the drop-down menu.
3. Tap the check box by the task to mark it as
complete and remove it from the calendar.

Calendar.

2. Tap the drop-down menu in the top left corner (by


default, the Month and Year are shown) and tap
Tasks.

4. To delete the task permanently, tap the task to


open it, and then tap DELETE.

3. Tap the Enter new task field to enter a new task.

Calendar Settings

4. You can choose to set the task for TODAY,


TOMORROW, or tap
Expand to set the
following options:

These settings allow you to modify settings associated


with using the Calendar.
Apps >

Due date: Tap ON/OFF to select a date on the

1. From a Home screen, tap

Reminder: Tap to set a reminder alert.


Notes: Tap to save a note with your task.
Priority: Tap to assign a priority to the task.

3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.

Calendar.

2. Tap MORE > Settings.

calendar for the task.

5. Tap SAVE to save the task.

Applications

73

Calendar

Camera and Video


Show or hide
Quicksettings

Gallery
Record video

Quick settings

Take picture
Switch cameras
Shooting mode

Camera settings

Camera settings: Tap to change camera settings.

Shooting mode: Tap to change the shootingmode.

Quick settings: Quick access to select camera


settings or options.

Switch cameras: Tap to switch between the rear


and front cameras.

Record video: Tap to record a video.

Take picture: Tap to take a picture.

Gallery: Tap to open the Gallery to view photos and


videos.

Applications

74

Show or hide Quick settings: Tap to show or hide


the Quick settings.

Camera and Video

Take Pictures
Take pictures with your devices front or rear camera,
or combine shots with Dual mode.

Note: You can also press the Volume key up or down


to take a picture. This is the default action of the Volume
key. You can also set the Volume key to act as the video
record key or as a zoom key.

Note: Prior to using the camera, remove the plastic


protective covering from the camera lens.

Shooting Mode

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Camera.

Several visual effects are available. Modes differ by


which camera is active (front or rear facing).

2. Using the display screen as a viewfinder, compose


your shot by aiming the camera at the subject.
While composing your picture, use these options
and gestures:

1. From a Home screen, tap

Touch the screen with two fingers and pinch or


spread them on the screen to zoom in orout.
touched. Slide up or down to adjust the
brightness.

3. If desired, before taking the photo, you can touch


icons to access various camera options and
settings. You can also touch the screen to move
the focus field to the area you touch.

Applications

Camera.

Both cameras
Video collage: Create your own short collages
and slow-motion videos without any editing
tools.

Tap the screen to focus on the area you

4. Tap

Apps >

2. Tap MODE to view the following options. Each


section indicates which camera (front or rear) the
modes are available for.

Live broadcast: Broadcast live on YouTube.

Share your link with friends so they can watch


your video in real time. For more information,
see Live Broadcast on page78.

Take picture to take the picture.

75

Camera and Video

Virtual shot: Create multi-directional views of

Fast motion: Record videos for viewing in fast

objects.

motion. You can play a specific section of each


video in fast motion after recording it.

Download: Download additional shooting modes

Front camera
Selfie: Take selfie shots and apply various
effects, such as an airbrushed effect.

from the Galaxy Apps store.

Rear camera
Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode for
the picture.

Wide selfie: Take wide-angle selfie shots to fit


more people into your pictures.

Pro: Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity,

Interval shot: Select the best pictures from a

exposure value, white balance, and color tone


while taking pictures.

series of continuous shots taken at set intervals.

Selective focus: Change the focus of pictures

after they have been taken. You can focus on


subjects near to the camera, far away from the
camera, or both.

Panorama: Create a linear image by taking


pictures in either a horizontal or vertical
direction.

Slow motion: Record videos at a high frame

rate for viewing in slow motion. You can play a


specific section of each video in slow motion
after recording it.

Applications

76

Camera and Video

Camera Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Both cameras
Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.

Camera.

2. Quick settings are listed across one side of


the camera view finder. Available options vary
depending on the camera or recording mode used.
Default settings include:

Video stabilization: Activate anti-shake.

Antishake helps to keep the focus steady when


the camera is moving.

EFFECT: Add special graphical effects.


HDR AUTO (rich tone): Save the picture in

Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help


composition when selecting subjects.

Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the

HDR (rich tone) only.

picture.

Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.


Flash: Activate the flash (rear camera only).
Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher

Review pictures: Set to show pictures after


taking them.

Quick launch: Open camera by pressing the

resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution


pictures take up more memory.

Home key twice in quick succession.

Voice control: To take pictures say smile,

3. Tap
Settings to configure settings for Camera.
Available options vary depending on the camera/
recording mode used.

cheese, capture, or shoot. To record


videos, say Record video.

Volume keys function: Use the Volume key


asthe capture key, the record key, or as a
zoomkey.

Applications

77

Camera and Video

Shutter sound: Enable a shutter sound when

Live Broadcast

Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.


Help: View information on using the camera.

Share whats happening around you via YouTube.

pictures are taken.

To access the Live Broadcasting:

Rear camera
Tracking AF: Focus on and track a subject
selected on the preview screen.

From a Home screen, tap


MODE > Live broadcast.

Apps >

Camera >

Note: You need to sign in to your Google Account and


to enable live broadcasting in your YouTube settings to
use this feature.

Save as RAW file: Save pictures without

compression. A viewer app is required to view


pictures saved as RAW files.

Front camera
Gesture control: Detect palm and automatically
take a picture two seconds later.

Save pictures as previewed: Save the

selfportrait or selfrecording as viewed on the


camera screen.

Applications

78

Camera and Video

Live Broadcast Options

Record a Live Broadcast

The following options are available:

Record and instantly share your videos to YouTube.

Rear/Front: Choose which camera to record


from.

1. From a Home screen, tap


MODE > Live broadcast.

Invite: Invite contacts to view your live broadcast


by sending them a link.

2. Press

Settings: Set your privacy settings, Video size,


Auto save, and manage your account.

Apps >

Camera >

Live to begin recording.

3. When you are finished, tap

Stop.

Share a Broadcast

Live: Start recording your live broadcast.

You can share your live broadcast with contacts


before recording, or share the link after you have
finished recording and it has been posted to YouTube.

Share: Share while recording your live


broadcast.
Stop: End your live broadcast.

To invite contacts before broadcasting:


1. From a Home screen, tap
MODE > Live broadcast.

Apps >

Camera >

2. Tap
Invite and select contacts or groups to
share your live broadcast with.
3. Tap DONE to send invites.

Applications

79

Camera and Video

To share a Live broadcast while broadcasting:

Live Broadcast Settings

Tap
Share and select a sharing method to
share your live broadcast.

Customize your Live Broadcasts.


1. From a Home screen, tap
MODE > Live broadcast.

To share a Live broadcast after broadcasting:

2. Tap

After recording, tap SHARE and select a sharing


method to share your live broadcast.

Apps >

Camera >

Settings and select an option to customize:

Privacy: Choose either to have your videos

unlisted where only friends with a link can view


them, or public where anyone can view them.

Video size: Tap to choose a size option.


Auto save: Tap to enable auto saving your
videos to the Gallery app.

Screen power saving: Dims the brightness if


you broadcast without touching the screen.

Account: Tap to add or switch your


GoogleAccount.

Applications

80

Camera and Video

Clock
The Clock app offers features for keeping
track of time and setting alarms.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Create an Alarm
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or
recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be
notified.

Clock.

2. Tap a tab to use a feature:

1. From a Home screen, tap

Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm to

Apps >

Clock.

2. Tap the following items to configure an alarm:

ring at a specific time.

Time: Set a time for the alarm.


Repeat weekly: Choose what day to repeat the

World clock: View the time of day or night in

other parts of the world. World Clock displays


time in hundreds of different cities, within all
24time zones around the world.

alarm, if so desired.

DATE: Choose the day for this alarm.

Stopwatch: Measure intervals of time.


Timer: Set a countdown timer. Use a timer to

Note: Tap KEYPAD to enter numbers using a numeric


keypad.

count down to an event based on a preset time


length (hours, minutes, and seconds).

Applications

81

Clock

OPTIONS: Tap to view and set the following

Delete an Alarm

options:

1. From a Home screen, tap

-- Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm will

Apps >

Clock.

2. Find the alarm in the alarm list (under the Alarm


tab), and then tap Delete in the upper right
corner of the alarm entry.

use sound, vibration, or vibration and sound


to alert you.

-- Volume: Drag the slider to set the volume of


the alarm.

World Clock

-- Alarm tone: Choose a sound to play for the

The world clock lets you keep track of the current time
in multiple cities around the globe.

alarm.

-- Snooze: Allow snoozing and set interval and

1. From a Home screen, tap

repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.

Apps >

Clock.

2. Tap World clock.

-- Increasing volume: Start playing the alarm

tone at a low volume at an interval before the


alarm time, and slowly increase in volume.
Available when you have chosen an alarm
type that includes sound.

3. Tap the Search field, and enter the name of a city.


Tap the city to view it on the globe.
4. Tap

Add to add the city to your world clock.

Repeat to add multiple cities.

-- Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm.


3. Tap SAVE to save the alarm.

Applications

82

Clock

Stopwatch

Timer

The stopwatch lets you time events down to a


hundredth of a second.

The timer provides a countdown timer for up to


99hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Clock.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Clock.

2. Tap Stopwatch.

2. Tap Timer.

3. Tap START to begin timing.

3. Use the keypad to set the length of the timer.

4. Tap STOP to stop timing.

4. Tap START to begin the timer.

Additional options include LAP to keep track of

laps, RESUME to continue timing, and RESET to


reset the stopwatch to zero.

Applications

83

Clock

Contacts
Manage Contacts

Store and manage your contacts with the


Contacts app, which can be synchronized
with a variety of your existing personal
accounts, including Google, Email,
Facebook, and your Samsung account.

Access your list of contacts by using the Contacts


app. To access your Contacts list:
From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

Find a Contact

For more information on connecting with and


managing your accounts through your device, see
Accounts on page185.

You can search for a contact, or scroll the list to find


one by name.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Note: The Contacts app is different from the CONTACTS


tab in the Phone app. Although both list the contacts
in your phone and accounts, the available options and
functions are different.

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap the Search field, and then enter characters to


find contacts that match.
or
Tap a letter on the side of the list to jump directly to
that letter in the alphabetical list. You can also slide
across the alphabetical list to select a letter.

Applications

84

Contacts

Add a Contact

Edit a Contact

Use the following procedure to add a new contact.

When editing a contact, you can tap a field and


change or delete the information, or you can add
additional fields to the contacts list of information.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap
Add, and then tap contact fields to enter
information.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

Choose a storage account for the contact. You

2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tapEDIT.

Tap

4. Tap SAVE.

3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete


information.

can store the contact on the device or sync it


with an account.

Contact photo to assign a picture to the


new contact.

Enter a name, phone number, email address,


and assign the contact to a group. Tap the
Addanother field to add additional contact
information.

-- Tap Add to enter additional entries.


-- Tap Remove to remove an entry.
-- Tap Expand for additional fields.
-- Tap the label to the right of an entry to

choose a label for the field (for example,


Home or Work).

3. Tap SAVE.
Applications

85

Contacts

Share Contact

Link Contacts

When you share a contact, the contacts information is


sent as a vCard file (.vcf). You can share a vCard via
Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a message, or
save it to a storage location.

When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail,


Facebook, and so on), you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap MORE >


Share contact.

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap

Link.

3. Tap LINK ANOTHER CONTACT, and then select


contact(s) to link to the original contact.

3. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.

4. Tap LINK.

Unlink Contacts
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap

Link.

3. Tap
Remove beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.

Applications

86

Contacts

Delete Contacts

Favorites

You can delete a single contact, or choose multiple


contacts to delete.

When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily


accessible from other apps.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

Mark Contacts as Favorites

2. Touch and hold a contact to select it. You can also


tap other contacts, or tap the check box at the top
of the screen to select all.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

3. Tap DELETE.

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap


Favorite (the star brightens ).

Create a Shortcut to a Contact

Remove Contacts from Favorites

You can create a shortcut to a contact on a Home


screen to access their information directly from a
Home screen.

1. From a Home screen, tap

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap


Favorite (the star dims ).

Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to view it.


3. Tap MORE > Add shortcut to Home screen. The
new shortcut displays in an empty area of the
home screen.

Applications

87

Contacts

Groups

Rename a Group

You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your


device comes with preloaded groups, and you can
create your own. You might create a group for your
family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it easy
to find contacts, and you can send messages to the
members of a group.

1. From a Home screen, tap

3. Tap EDIT and enter a new name.


4. Tap SAVE.

Add Contacts to a Group


Apps >

1. From a Home screen, tap

Contacts.

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.

2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap ADD.

3. Tap EDIT >


Add member, and then tap the
contacts you want to add. When finished tap
DONE.

3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:

Tap Group name to enter a name for the new


group.

Contacts.

2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.

Create a Group
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

4. Tap SAVE.

Tap Group ringtone to assign a ringtone to


members of the group.

Tap

Add member and select contact(s) to


add to the new group, and then tap DONE.

4. Tap SAVE.

Applications

88

Contacts

Send a Message to a Group

Send an Email to a Group

You can send a text message to members of a group.

You can send an email to members of a group.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Contacts.

2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.

2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.

3. Tap MORE > Send message.

3. Tap MORE > Send email.

4. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the check box


at the top of the screen to select all, and then tap
DONE.

4. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the check box


at the top of the screen to select all, and then tap
DONE.

You will only see group members that have a

You will only see group members that have an

phone number in their records.

email address in their records.

5. Type your message and tap SEND.

Applications

5. For email, choose an account and follow the


prompts.

89

Contacts

Contact Settings

Delete a Group
Preset groups, such as Family, cannot be deleted.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

These settings allow you to modify settings associated


with using the Contacts app.

Contacts.

2. Tap GROUPS.

1. From a Home screen, tap

3. Tap DELETE.

2. Tap MORE > Settings.

Tap the group category to open.


Tap the groups to select them or tap the check

Apps >

Contacts.

3. Tap an option and follow the instructions.

box at the top of the screen to select all.

4. Tap DELETE.

Tap Group only to only delete the group, or tap


Groups and members > All groups to delete
the groups and the contacts in the groups.

Applications

90

Contacts

Email
Use the Email app to view and manage all
your email accounts in one application.

To add an Email account:


1. From a Home screen, tap

To access Email:
From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Email.

The device communicates with the appropriate server


to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for
the account.

Email.

Configure Email Accounts


You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

2. Select the account type from the displayed list and


follow the prompts.

Apps >

Note: To configure email account settings at any time,


tap MORE > Settings > [account name]. Tap the
email account to display its settings.

Email.

2. Follow the instructions to set up your email


account.

Applications

91

Email

View Your Email Accounts

Manage Your Inbox

You can view email you receive for all accounts on


the Combined view screen, or you can view email
accounts individually.

There are several tools available from the Inbox


screen.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

From a Home screen, tap

Email.

Apps >

Email.

Tap a message to read and reply or forward it.


Tap SEARCH to search for key words in your

2. Tap the drop-down menu at the top left of the


screen to view the current account mailbox.

email inbox.

3. Tap on the account name to view:

Tap MORE for additional message options like

Combined inbox: View all email in a combined

sorting, deleting, sharing and more.

inbox.

[Account Name]: View email for only one email


account.

Applications

92

Email

Create and Send an Email

3. Tap the Subject and Message fields and use the


keypad to enter text.

This section describes how to create and send an


email using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Compose.

Apps >

Tap ATTACH to add Files, Images, Audio, and


more to your email.

Email >

Tap MORE for additional email options.


4. Review your message and tap SEND.

2. Tap the To field to manually add an email address,


or tap
Add Recipient to select a recipient from
Contacts or Groups.

Delete Email Accounts

If manually entering recipients, enter additional


recipients by separating each entry with a
semicolon (;). More recipients can be added at
any time before the message is sent.

This section describes how to delete an email account.


1. From a Home screen, tap

If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap the

Applications

Email.

3. Tap the account you want to remove.

contact to place a check mark then tap DONE.


The contact will be placed in the recipients field.

Tap

Apps >

2. Tap MORE > Settings.


4. Tap REMOVE. Confirm by tapping REMOVE on the
prompt.

More to add Cc and Bcc fields.

93

Email

Email Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Email.

2. Tap MORE > Settings.


3. Tap an option and follow the instructions.

Applications

94

Email

Emergency Alerts
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency
alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS) which may also be known as the Personal
Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). For more
information, please contact your wireless provider.

Users may choose not to receive Imminent Threats


(Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts
issued by the President cannot be disabled.
To disable Imminent Threats and AMBER Alerts, follow
the instructions below:

Emergency Alerts allows customers to receive


geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages
are provided by the US Department of Homeland
Security and will alert customers of imminent threats
to their safety within their area. There is no charge for
receiving an Emergency Alert message.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Emergency Alerts.

2. Tap SETTINGS > Alert types.


3. All alerts are enabled by default. Tap an alert
option to disable it. You cannot disable Presidential
alerts.

There are three types of Emergency Alerts:

Alerts issued by the President

AMBER Alerts (missing child alert)

Apps >

Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life


(Extreme and Severe)

Applications

95

Emergency Alerts

Gallery
View, edit, and manage images and videos.

3. Depending on the view mode selected, either tap


an image or video to view it, or first tap an album
or folder and then tap an image or video.

Note: Some functions described in this section are only


available if there are images or videos in theGallery.

4. When viewing an image or video, you can scroll


left or right to view the next or previous image
orvideo.

View Images and Videos


Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another application, such as Email, saves an image, a
Download folder is automatically created to contain the
image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically
creates a Screenshots folder.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Zoom In and Out


Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:

Gallery.

2. Tap the drop-down menu in the upper left corner,


and then tap an option to choose the way
itemsdisplay.

Double-tap anywhere on the screen to zoom in or


zoom out.

Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.


Pinch the screen to zoom out.

In Albums view, you can create albums to

organize your images. On the drop-down menu,


tap Albums, and then tap MORE > Create
album.

Applications

96

Gallery

Play Videos
1. From a Home screen, tap

Edit Images
Apps >

2. Tap a folder or category to open it.

1. While viewing an image, tap the screen once to


see the image options.

3. Tap a video to view it.

2. Tap

4. Tap

Gallery.

Play to play the video.

Edit to view and use the editing tools.

Delete Images

5. Select a player type from the Open with screen.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Trim Segments of a Video

2. Tap a folder or category to open it.

1. Select a video, and then tap the screen once to


see the video options.

3. Tap MORE > Edit.

2. Tap

Editor, and then tap

Gallery.

4. Tap images to select them.

Trim.

5. Tap DELETE.

3. Use the sliders at the bottom of the screen to trim


the video. Move the left bracket to the desired
starting point, and then move the right bracket to
the desired ending point.
4. Tap EXPORT to save the video. Modify the
Filename or Resolution, and then tap EXPORT to
save the changes.

Applications

97

Gallery

Share Images
Use one of the following methods:
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Gallery.

2. Tap a folder or category to open it.


3. Tap MORE > Share.
4. Tap images to select them, and then tap SHARE.
5. Tap a sharing service and follow the prompts to
send the image or images.

Applications

98

Gallery

Internet
Access the Internet with a fullyfeatured web
browser.
To access the Internet:
From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Internet.

Refresh to refresh or reload the current


Webpage.

To view a web site:

The following command keys are available on the


browser window:
Back or
page.

Tabs to manage open tabs. The number on the


icon indicates the number of tabs that are currently
open.

View a Web Site

Command Keys

Tap the address field, enter the web address, and


then tap Go on the keyboard.

Back key to return to the previous


To zoom in or out:

Forward to go forward to a recent page.

Tap the screen twice or pinch the screen to zoom


out. Stretch the screen to zoom in.

Home to display your Internet Home screen.


Bookmarks to manage bookmarked pages,
saved pages, and history.

Applications

99

Internet

Browser Tabs

Bookmarks Page

Use tabs to open multiple web pages at the sametime.

The Bookmarks page stores Bookmarks, Savedpages,


and History.

To open a new tab:


Tap

Save and Open Bookmarks

Tabs > NEWTAB.

Bookmarking a web page saves the web address so


that you can access it quickly.

To close a tab:
Tap

Tabs, and then tap

Closetab.

To bookmark the current web page:


1. Tap

Bookmarks > ADD.

2. Type a title for the bookmark and tap SAVE.


To open a bookmarked web page:
1. Tap

Bookmarks > BOOKMARKS.

2. Tap a bookmark entry.

Applications

100

Internet

Saved Web Pages

Share a Web Page

Saving a web page stores the web page content on


your device so that you can access it offline.

You can share the current web page with others and
even print using the Share option.
1. Tap MORE > Share.

To save the current web page:

2. Tap a sharing method and follow the prompts.

Tap MORE > Savewebpage.

Secret Mode

To view saved web pages:


1. Tap

Pages viewed in secret mode do not appear within


your browser history or search history, and leave no
traces (such as cookies) on your device. Secret tabs
are a darker shade than the normal tabwindows.

Bookmarks > SAVED PAGES.

2. Tap a saved page to open it in the browser.

View History

Note: Any downloaded files will remain on your device


after you close a secret tab.

To view a list of recently visited web pages:


Tap

Bookmarks > HISTORY.

To open a new secret tab:


Tap

Applications

101

Tabs > MORE > Newsecrettab.

Internet

Internet Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Internet app.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Internet.

2. Tap MORE > Settings.


3. Tap an option and follow the instructions.

Applications

102

Internet

Message+
This section describes how to create
and send a message using the Verizon
Message+app.

4. Tap Type a message and enter your message.

Tap

Attach to attach an item, such as a


postcard, picture, video, audio recording,
Glympse location, location, contact card, or
song.

Create and Send Messages

Tap

Use the Verizon Messages app to send and receive


messages with your friends and family.

Tap

Emoticon to insert emoticons into your


message.

Voice to record and insert an audio


recording into your message.

1. From the Home screen, tap


Apps >
Verizonfolder > Message+.
2. Tap

5. Review your message and tap

Send.

Newmessage.

3. Tap the To: field and then enter a contact name,


a mobile phone number, or an email address
using the keyboard. As you enter letters, possible
matches from your accounts and contacts display
on the screen. Touch a match to add it to the
message.

Applications

103

Message+

Read Messages

Reply to Messages

When you receive a message, your phone notifies you


by displaying the
New message icon in the Status
Bar.

Messages you exchange with another person are


displayed as conversations in the Messages app, so
you can see all the messages in one place.

To access a new message:

1. From the Home screen, tap


Apps >
Verizonfolder > Message+.

Drag your finger down from the Status Bar to


display the Notification Panel, and then tap the
message notification to open the message.

2. Tap a conversation to display it.


3. Tap the Type a message field and then type your
reply message.

or

4. When the message is complete, tap

Apps >
From the Home screen, tap
Verizonfolder > Message+, and then tap the
message to open it.

Applications

104

Send.

Message+

Protect a Message from Deletion

Delete Conversations

You can lock a message so that it will not be


deleted even if you delete the other messages in the
conversation.

You can delete all the messages youve exchanged


with another person.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Apps >
Verizonfolder > Message+.

1. From the Home screen, tap


Apps >
Verizonfolder > Message+.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.

2. Touch and hold a conversation you want to delete


and tap Delete Conversation > Delete.

3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock,


and then tap Lock message on the pop-up menu.
A lock icon displays on the message.

Note: Locked messages will not be deleted unless you


select Delete locked messages before confirming the
deletion.

Delete Messages
1. From the Home screen, tap
Apps >
Verizonfolder > Message+.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
3. Touch and hold the message you want to delete,
and then tap Delete messages on the pop-up
menu. Follow the prompts to confirm the deletion.

Applications

105

Message+

Messages
Learn how to send and receive different
messages using the default messaging app
on your phone.

The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you


send and receive multimedia messages (such as
picture, video, and audio messages) to and from other
mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature,
you may need to subscribe to your service providers
multimedia message service.

Types of Messages

Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the


screen and indicate when messages are received and
their type.

The messaging app provides the following message


types:

Text Messages (SMS)


Multimedia Messages (MMS)

The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send


and receive text messages to and from other mobile
phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you
may need to subscribe to your service providers
message service.

Applications

106

Messages

Create and Send Messages

3. Tap the Enter message field to enter a message.

Tap

Attach to add images, audio, and more


to your message.

This section describes how to create a send a


message using Messages.

Tap

Add emoticons to choose an available


emoji from the list and add it to your message
(at the cursor location).

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > Messages > Compose.
2. Tap the Enter recipients field to manually enter
a recipient or tap
Add Recipient to select a
recipient from your Contacts or Groups.

4. Review your message and tap

SEND.

Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the


message is automatically saved as a draft.

If manually entering recipients, enter additional


recipients by separating each entry with a
semicolon (;).

If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap

the contact to place a check mark, and then


tap DONE. The contact will be placed in the
recipients field.

For the Group option, if the number of recipients


is less than ten, all members in the group can
be added by placing a check mark by the
contacts and tapping DONE.

Applications

107

Messages

View New Messages

Delete Messages

When you receive a new message, a new message


icon
appears on the Status bar.

To delete messages, follow these steps.

To view the message:

2. Tap MORE > Delete.

Open the Notification panel and tap the


message. For more information, see
Notification Panel on page34.

3. Tap each message you want to delete or tap the


check box at the top to select all.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > Messages.

4. Tap DELETE.

or
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsungfolder > Messages, and then tap the
new message to view it.

To play a multimedia message (audio or video),


tap

Play.

To scroll through the list of messages, swipe up


or down the page.

Applications

108

Messages

Message Search
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsungfolder > Messages.
2. Tap SEARCH.
3. Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap
Search on the keyboard.

Messages Settings
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, push messages, and so on.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsungfolder > Messages > MORE >
Settings.

Applications

109

Messages

Music Player
Listen to your favorite songs with the Music player. Navigate through your music library, play
songs, and create customized playlists.
Track queue
More options

Sound quality and effects


Playback position
Volume

Favorite
Time elapsed

Song length

Playback controls

Applications

110

Music Player

Favorite: Mark the song as a favorite.

Playback position: Drag to skip to another part of


the current song.

Song length: The length of the song.

Time elapsed: The amount of time the song has


been playing.

Track queue: Tap to view the current song list


being played.

Volume: Tap to adjust the volume.

Listen to Music

More options: Tap to view more options.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Playback controls: Tap the icons to change shuffle


or repeat modes, fast-forward or rewind, or play or
pause the current song.

Music.

3. Scroll through the list of songs and tap a song to


begin playback.
4. While playing music, use these controls:

Tap

Pause to pause playback. To start


playback again, tap
Play.

Sound quality and effects: Opens the sound


quality and effects menu.

Tap

Rewind to move to the previous song.


Touch and hold
Rewind to rewind through
the song. Tap
Fast-forward to move to the
nextsong. Touch and hold
Fast-forward to
move forward through the song.

Tap the repeat button to control playback.

Choose
Play once to play all songs
once.Choose
Repeat all to repeat all songs.
Choose
Repeat song to repeat the current
song.

Note: UHD Audio enhances your listening


experience when listening to music or watching
videos with highdefinition earphones (not include).
To enable UHDAudio, from a Home screen, tap
Apps> Settings > Sound and notification >
Soundquality and effects > UHD Audio.
Applications

Apps >

2. Tap a category at the top left of the screen to view


your music files.

111

Music Player

Tap the shuffle button to control the order

songs are played. Choose


Shuffle off to
play songs in the order they appear in the list.
Choose
Shuffle on to play songs in random
order.

Tap

Favorite to mark a song as a favorite.


Whenever a song is a favorite, the star is
bright gold. Favorite songs are included in the
Favorites playlist.

Tap

Sound effects to access sound quality


and effects settings. For more information, see
Sound Quality and Effects on page 155.

Tap

Volume to set the volume. You can also


set volume by pressing the Volume key on the
side of the phone.

Note: When you close the Music player, playback will


continue in the background, allowing you to listen to
music while using other features of your phone. When
music is playing in the background, you can access
playback controls on the Notificationpanel.

Applications

112

Music Player

My Files
Access files stored on your device, including
images, videos, songs, and sound clips.

Manage Files

To view files in My Files:

Files stored in the device are organized into the


following groups:

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > MyFiles.

Category: Files are grouped into the following


categories:

------

2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.


3. Tap a file or folder to open it.

113

Videos: View video files.


Audio: View audio files.
Documents: View document files.
Download history: View all apps and files
that have been downloaded to the device.

Local storage: View folders and files in their


storage locations.

--

Applications

Images: View image files.

Device storage: View folders and files


located on the device.

My Files

Category Options

Cloud storage: Contains shortcuts to FTP servers


or other cloud storage locations that you have
added.

--

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > MyFiles.

Google Drive: Sign in to view folders and


files located in your Google Drive account.

2. After tapping on a category, the following options


are available:

My Files Options

HOME: Return to the main My Files screen.


SEARCH: Search for a file in the selected

From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > MyFiles. The following
options are available:

category.

MORE: Tap for the following options:


MORE: Tap for the following options:

-- Edit: Select files or folders.


-- Share: Select files to share.
-- Cloud: Select files from online storage.
-- Create folder: Create a folder to categorize

SEARCH: Search for a file or folder.

-- Cloud: Open files in the Verizon Cloud.


-- Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or
conceal hidden files.

files.

-- Add shortcut: Add a shortcut to the main

STORAGE USAGE: Tap to view memory


information for your device.

Applications

MyFiles screen.

114

My Files

-- View as: Change the appearance of the files

-- Add shortcut on Home screen: Add a

-- Sort by: Change the sort order of the files.


-- Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or

-- Compress: Create a zip folder containing

or folders.

shortcut the Home screen.

the selected files. This option only appears


in Local Storage categories. A selected zip
folder has the additional options of Extract
and Extract to current folder.

conceal hidden files.

Options for Selected Files and


Folders

-- Details: View details of the selected file(s) or


folder(s).

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > MyFiles.
2. Tap MORE > Edit.
3. Tap a file or folder to select it, and then select one
of these functions:

DELETE: Delete files or folders.


MORE: Select one of the following options:

-- Move: Move files or folders to another folder.


-- Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder.
-- Rename: Rename a file or folder. This option
only appears when a single file or folder is
selected.

Applications

115

My Files

S Health
Use S Health to plan, track, and manage
your health goals and activities, including
exercise, sleep, and meals.

Before You Start Exercising


This app can be used to monitor your exercise. While
moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking, is
safe for most people, health experts suggest that you
talk with your doctor before you start an exercise
program, particularly if you have any of the following
conditions:

Note: This device and related software are not intended


for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions,
or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of
disease.
1. From Home, tap
SHealth.

Apps > Samsung folder >

2. Read and accept the terms and conditions.


3. Set up your health profile and goals.

Applications

116

Heart disease;
Asthma or lung disease;
Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease;
Arthritis.

S Health

You should also check with your doctor if you have


symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious
disease, such as:

Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms


during physical activity;

Dizziness or loss of consciousness;

Ankle swelling, especially at night;

Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that


goes away when you rest.

Finally, the American College of Sports Medicine


recommends that you see your doctor before
engaging in vigorous exercise if two or more of the
following apply:

Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or


when lying down or going to bed;
A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced
heartbeat;

Applications

117

You are a man older than age 45 or a woman older


than age 55;

You have a family history of heart disease before


age 55;

You smoke or quit smoking in the past six months;


You have not exercised for three months or more;
You are overweight or obese;
You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol;
You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called
prediabetes.

S Health

When in DoubtCheck It Out


If you are unsure of your health status, have several
health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak
with your doctor before starting a new exercise
program. Working with your doctor ahead of time is a
good way to plan an exercise program that is right and
safe for you. Consider it the first step on your path to
physical fitness.

Applications

118

S Health

SNote
Create a Note

The SNote app helps you create, edit, and


manage all the notes on your device.

To create a note with SNote:

Sign in to your Samsung account to access


your notes in SNote from any device.

1. From a Home screen, tap


2. Tap the

Apps >

SNote.

Create new note.

3. Use the S Pen to create content.

With SNote, create content by typing, writing,


drawing, and even recording voice, video, or taking
pictures. Templates are provided to make content
creation easy and help keep things organized.

Tap MORE > Background settings to add page


type, change the background color, and add
images.

4. Tap SAVE.

Applications

119

SNote

Note Tools
When creating or editing a note in SNote, some
helpful modes and tools are provided.

SAVE: Name and save the note.


MORE: View more options for the note.

Edit a Note

Note: To use your finger to write and draw on SNotes,


tap MORE > Settings > S Pen only mode to disable
this restriction.

To edit an SNote:
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

SNote.

2. Tap a note to view it.


3. Tap EDIT to edit the note.

Note: Action memos behave differently from other notes.


When you tap on an Action memo to view it, you can
edit the memo immediately.

Pen: Write or draw freehand with the S Pen. Tap


the Pen icon once to change the Pen settings.

Tap

Favorite pens to save pen settings at


the bottom of the screen.

Eraser: Erase content from the note. Tap once to


select the eraser. Tap again to change the Eraser
settings.

Text: Type text using the keyboard. Tap once to


select Text mode.

Undo: Undo the last action.


Redo: Redo the last action.

Applications

120

SNote

View Action Memos


You can view SNotes and Action memos together, or
you can narrow your view to Action memos.
To view Action memos in SNote:
1. Tap the drop-down menu and tap Action memos.
2. For more options:

Tap SEARCH to search for an Action memo.


Tap MORE for additional options:

-- Share: Select Action memos to share.


-- Edit: Select memos to delete, export, or save
as an SNote.

-- Filter by color: Sort memos according to


their background color.

-- Settings: Customize SNote settings.


-- Help: View help topics on how to use SNote.

Applications

121

SNote

S Voice
S Voice Settings

Speak commands to perform operations


on your device, and to speak criteria for
searches and other operations.

These settings allow you to modify settings associated


with using S Voice.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Access S Voice

2. Tap

Apps >

SVoice.

Settings.

3. Tap an option and follow the instructions.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Samsungfolder > SVoice.
2. Speak a command.
3. Tap Microphone if the device does not hear
you, or to give it another command.
Tip: Tap
tutorial.

Applications

Help for example commands and to view a

122

S Voice

Scrapbook
Saving Captured Content

The Scrapbook app provides a place for


you to manage the multimedia content you
capture with the S Pen tools.

When you capture content with the Smart Select


tool, you have the option of saving the content to the
Scrapbook. For details on capturing content, see
Smart Select on page32.

Scrapbook provides storage and organization tools for


content you capture while using your mobile device.

To save content to the Scrapbook from the Collect


page:

With the S Pen tools, you can capture articles, images,


and even videos and music. You can then add a title,
text, a handwritten memo, or content tags. When you
capture content online, the web link is saved with the
content.

1. Select the content you want to save to the


Scrapbook.
2. Tap the

Scrapbook icon.

3. The content is saved to the Scrapbook.

Applications

123

Scrapbook

Edit the Scrapbook

To edit a categories:
Apps > Tools folder >

Categories and content files in the Scrapbook can be


edited. To open the Scrapbook:

1. From a Home screen, tap


Scrapbook.

From a Home screen, tap


Scrapbook.

2. Tap the drop-down menu in the top left corner.

Apps > Tools folder >

3. Tap MORE > Manage categories.

Tap ADD to create a new category.


Tap Delete to remove a category.
Tap Reorder to change the order of the

You can edit both Categories and the content files


within them.
To edit a file:

categories.

1. Tap the drop-down menu in the top left corner.

4. When you are finished tap

2. Select either the category or tag that contains the


file to edit.

Back.

3. Tap the file to edit.


4. Tap EDIT to change the Title, Text, or Tags as
desired.
5. When finished, tap SAVE.

Applications

124

Scrapbook

Video Player
Play and manage videos stored on your device.

File name

Options

Playback position

Volume

Time elapsed

Video length

Screen ratio

Pop-up player
Fast-forward

Rewind
Pause or Play

Applications

125

Video Player

Fast-forward: Tap to skip to the next video. Touch


and hold to fast-forward through the current video.

File name: The name of the video file.

Playback position: Drag to skip to another part of


the video.

Pop-up: Tap to open the video in the pop-up player


window.

Rewind: Tap to restart the video or skip to a


previous video. Touch and hold to rewind the video.

Multitask with Pop-up player by transforming your


video player into a pop-up window. The video will
continue to play, and the pop-up player can be resized
or moved anywhere on the screen.

Screen ratio: Change the screen ratio.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Time elapsed: View the time elapsed for the


current video

2. Tap a video to view it.

Video length: View the total length of the video.

Access the Video Player


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Video.

2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device.


After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins
playing a preview of the clip.

Options: Tap to view more options.


Pause or Play: Tap to pause or play the current
video.

3. Tap a video to view it.

Use Pop-up Player

Apps >

Video.

3. Tap
Pop-up to continue playing the video in a
floating window.

Volume: Adjust the volume.

Drag the window to any location on the screen.


Use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize the
floating window.

Applications

126

Video Player

Change the Video Screen Size


You can change the size of the video during video
playback.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Video.

2. Tap a video to view it.


3. Tap the screen ratio icon to cycle through the
screen size options:

Full: The entire screen is used, which may


cause some minor distortion.

Keep ratio: The video is enlarged to fit the


screen without becoming distorted.

Applications

127

Video Player

Voice Recorder
Record voice memos and notes.

Tap

Create a Voice Recording

Tap

From a Home screen, tap


VoiceRecorder.

Tap

Stop to stop recording. The file is


automatically saved.

Pause to pause the recording of an


audio file.

Apps > Toolsfolder >

Bookmark to bookmark a position in the


recording for later reference.

Tap the drop-down menu in the upper left corner

While recording, tap MORE > Turn on

to choose the appropriate recording mode:

Callrejection to reject incoming calls during


arecording.

-- Standard: This recording mode picks up any


sounds detected by the microphones.

-- Interview: The top and bottom microphones


are used for two-directional recording. The
top and bottom of the device pick up equal
amounts of sound. Microphones can be
muted during playback.

-- Voice memo: Voice input is converted to text


on screen. The maximum recording time is
five minutes.

Tap
Applications

Record to record an audio file.


128

Voice Recorder

Manage Recordings
Play, edit, delete, and share recordings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
VoiceRecorder.

Apps > Tools folder >

Recordings.

2. Tap

3. Tap a recording to play it back.


4. Tap MORE for additional options:

Edit: Tap to select recordings. Once selected,


the following options are available:

-- DELETE: Delete the recording.


-- MORE: Tap to either Rename the file or
Writeto Voice Label (which writes the
recording to an NFC voice label).

Share: Tap to select recording files, and then


tap SHARE to select a sharing method.

Search: Tap to search for a recording.


Bookmarks: Add bookmarks to your recording.

Applications

129

Voice Recorder

Settings
Configure your devices
connections and settings, add
accounts, and customize the
home screen, apps, and features.

Some options use an ON/OFF button to


turn the option on ( ON ) or off (OFF ).
For some options, you must tap a field,
such as Email address, to display and
set options.
Some options are enabled or disabled by
check box. When enabled,
tapping a
a check mark displays. Tap the check
mark to remove it and disable the option.

How to Use Settings


Access Settings
From a Home screen, tap

Categories of Settings
Apps >

Settings.

Settings are grouped in to four categories.

or

From a Home screen, drag down from the


Statusbar to display the Notification Panel,
andthen tap Settings.

Wireless and networks: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, VPN,


Mobile networks, and other connections.

Phone: Display and wallpaper, Sound and


notification, Wallpaper, Battery, and other device
settings.

Personal: Accounts, Lock screen and security,


Language and input, and other personal settings.

System: Date and time, Help, and other system


settings.

Settings

131

How to Use Settings

Search for Settings

Customize the Quick Settings


Menu

If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain


setting, you can use the Search feature.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Quick settings are the settings that you are most likely
to frequently use. When you first access the Settings
menu, the Quick settings are set to a default list of
settings.

Settings.

2. Tap SEARCH.

Enter a word or words in the Search box. As

you type, settings that match will appear on the


screen.

Change the Quick Settings

-- Tap an entry to go to that setting.

You can change the Quick settings list to include your


most frequently used settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap

Apps >

Settings.

Edit across from Quick settings.

Select settings to appear in your Quicksettings


menu.

Uncheck a setting to remove it from the


Quicksettings list.

3. Tap
Back to save your new Quick settings
menu.

Settings

132

How to Use Settings

Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your device
from all networks and turns off connectivity
features such as phone calls and Wi-Fi.
While in airplane mode, you can use other
features such as playing music, watching
videos, and other online apps.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Airplane mode, and then tap ON/OFF to


enable the option.
Note: You can also enable Airplane mode from the
Device options menu. Press and hold the Power key,
and then tap Airplane mode.

Settings

133

Airplane Mode

Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Status Indicators

Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types of


Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN).
Wi-Fi communication requires access to a
Wireless Access Point (WAP).

Status bar icons show your current Wi-Fi connection


status:

Wi-Fi Direct creates a direct connection


between two or more devices using Wi-Fi.

Turn Wi-Fi On or Off

When Wi-Fi is connected, active, and


communicating with a Wireless Access Point
(WAP),
displays.

If a Wi-Fi access point is available, but your device


is not connected to it,
displays. It may also
display if there is a communication issue with the
target Wireless Access Point (WAP).

Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover


and connect to compatible in-range WAPs.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on


or off.

Settings

134

Wi-Fi

Scan and Connect to a


WiFiNetwork
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Manually Connect to a
WiFiNetwork
Settings.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi


on. When Wi-Fi is turned on, your device will
automatically scan for available networks and
display them.

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.


3. Tap MORE > Addnetwork.
4. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:

Tap Enter network name to enter the name of

3. Tap the network you want to connect to. When


you select an open network, you are automatically
connected to the network. Otherwise, enter a
password to connect.

the Wi-Fi network.

Tap the Security field and select a security


option and enter your password.

Tap Show advanced options if you need to add


advanced options such as IPsettings and Proxy
settings.

5. Tap CONNECT to store the new information and


connect to your target WAP.

Settings

135

Wi-Fi

-- Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification

Wi-Fi Options

when new Wireless Access Points (WAPs) are


available.

The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of


your devices advanced Wi-Fi services.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

-- Passpoint: Connect to passpoint-enabled Wi-

Settings.

Fi Access Points automatically.

-- Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to

2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.

disconnect from Wi-Fi.

3. Tap MORE for options:

-- Always allow scanning: Allow Google

Add network: Manually add a Wi-Fi network.


WPS push button: Set up a connection to a

location service and other apps to scan for


networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.

WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other


equipment.

-- Install network certificates: Install


authentication certificates.

WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your

-- MAC address: View your devices MAC

device to set up a PIN-secured connection


to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not
configurable).

address, which is required when connecting


to some secured networks (not configurable).

-- IP address: View your devices IP address

Smart network switch: Connect automatically

(not configurable).

to a mobile network connection when the Wi-Fi


connection is unstable.

Manage networks: Configure your Wi-Fi

Advanced:

networks.

Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi

-- Show Wi-Fi pop-up: When opening apps,


display a pop-up notification when Wi-Fi is
available.

Settings

networks, and other settings.

136

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct deviceto-device connections
via Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.


Wi-Fi must be on to configure settings.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. Your device automatically scans
for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices.
4. After scanning for devices, select a device,
and then follow the prompts to complete the
connection.

Wi-Fi Direct Status Indicator


When your device is connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct,
displays in the Status bar.

Settings

137

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth
Turn Bluetooth On or Off

Bluetooth is a short-range communications


technology that connects your phone
wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth devices,
such as headsets and hands-free car
Bluetooth systems, and Bluetooth-enabled
computers, printers, and wireless devices.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Settings.

Bluetooth Status Indicator


When Bluetooth is turnedon,
Statusbar.

Note: The Bluetooth communication range is


approximately 30 feet.

Settings

Apps >

2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn


Bluetooth on or off.

138

displays in the

Bluetooth

Scan for Bluetooth Devices

Pair Bluetooth Devices

When you want to pair with another Bluetooth device,


you can scan for nearby devices that are visible.

The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish


trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a onetime


process. Once a pairing is created, the devices will
continue to recognize their partnership and exchange
information without having to re-enter a passcode.

2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on


Bluetooth.
3. When Bluetooth is first turned on, it scans for
nearby Bluetooth devices and displays them.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Tap SCAN to manually perform a new scan.

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on


Bluetooth.

Make sure that the target device is discoverable

so that your device can find it. Refer to the


instructions that came with the device to find out
how to set it to discoverable mode.

3. Tap SCAN. Your device will start to scan for


Bluetooth devices within range.
4. When you see the name of the target device
displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap the
name. Your device then automatically tries to pair
with the target device. If automatic pairing fails,
enter the passcode supplied with the target device.
Settings

139

Bluetooth

Delete a Paired Device (Unpair)

Note: Due to different specifications and features


of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and
operations may be different, and functions such as
transfer or exchange may not be possible with all
Bluetooth compatible devices.

When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two


devices will no longer recognize each other. To
connect again, you will need to pair the devices.
1. Verify your Bluetooth is active.

Rename a Paired Device

2. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap Settings


next to the paired device,and then tap Unpair to
delete the paireddevice.

Once you have paired your phone to another device,


you can rename the paired device to make it easier to
recognize.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on


Bluetooth.
3. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap
Settings
next to the previously paired device, and then tap
Rename Phone.
4. Enter a new name, and tap RENAME.

Settings

140

Bluetooth

Data Usage
Monitor your mobile data usage.

2. Tap MORE for the following options:

Restrict background data: Restrict some

Note: Your service provider may account for data usage


differently.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Datausage for options:

Apps >

apps and services from working unless you are


connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Settings >

Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that


shows Wi-Fi usage.

Mobile data: Enable mobile data. You can also

Restrict networks: Select Wi-Fi networks that

control Mobile data at the Notification panel.

are mobile hotspots. You can restrict apps from


using these networks, and you can configure
apps to warn you before using these networks
for large downloads.

Limit mobile data usage: Your mobile data

connection will be turned off when the specified


limit is reached.

Alert me about data usage: receive alerts

Show units: Display data usage amounts in

when your mobile data usage reaches the


warning amount you set by dragging the warning
bar below on the chart.

MB/GB (auto change), in MB only, or GB only.

Help: View help information about data usage.

Data usage cycle: Tap the drop-down menu,

and then choose a time period for data usage.


Data usage for the period displays on the graph,
along with usage by app below.

By application: View data usage by app.


Settings

141

Data Usage

Mobile Networks
Control your devices access to networks
and mobile data service.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Mobile networks for options:

Settings >

Data roaming access: Allow your device

to connect to data services while roaming.


Significantly higher charges may result.

Roaming: Current roaming status (not


configurable).

Signal strength: Current signal strength (not


configurable).

Access Point Names: Choose or add APNs.


Network mode: Select a preferred network from
all available networks.

Network operators: Select a preferred network


from all available networks.

Settings

142

Mobile Networks

Advanced Calling
Enjoy high definition voice and video calling
from Verizon.
To upgrade to Advanced Calling:
From a Home screen, tap
Advanced Calling.

Apps >

Settings >

Tap Activate Advanced Calling and follow the


instructions to upgrade.

Tap Advanced Calling, tap ON/OFF to enable


the option, and select HD Voice and Video
Calling to enable.

Settings

143

Advanced Calling

More Settings
Mobile Hotspot

Warning: By default, your devices portable WiFi


hotspot has no security applied, and any device can
connect. For more information, see Configure Mobile
Hotspot Settings on page146.

Use Mobile Hotspot to share your devices Internet


connection with other devices using your device as a
portable WiFi hotspot.

Connect a Device to YourMobileHotspot

Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service


account in order to use the Mobile Hotspot.

Use the other devices Wi-Fi control to connect to


Mobile Hotspot.

Warning: Mobile Hotspot consumes battery power and


uses data service.

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Mobile Hotspot.

Turn Mobile Hotspot Onor Off


Apps >

3. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.


4. Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select the target
device from the list.

Settings >

5. On the target device, enter your devices Mobile


Hotspot password.

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off.

Settings

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.

Activate your devices Mobile Hotspot app to allow


other devices to use your devices Internet connection.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.

Apps >

144

More Settings

Allowed Device List

Change the Mobile Hotspot Password

Control whether devices connect to Mobile Hotspot


with the Allowed device list. After you add devices to
the list, they can scan for your device and connect
using your devices Mobile Hotspot name and
password.

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Mobile Hotspot.

Note: Using your device as a Mobile Hotspot consumes


battery power and uses data service. While Mobile
Hotspot is active, your devices apps will use the Mobile
Hotspot data service. Roaming while using your device
as a Mobile Hotspot will incur extra datacharges.

4. Tap the Security field and select WPA2 PSK.

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Mobile Hotspot.

Apps >

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.


3. Tap MORE > Configure Mobile Hotspot.
5. Scroll down and enter a new password in the
Password field.

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile HotSpot.


3. Tap MORE > Allowed devices, and then tap
ADD to enter the other devices Device name and
MACaddress.
4. Tap OK to add the device.

Settings

145

More Settings

Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings

Show password: Display your password instead

Manage your Mobile Hotspot security and connecting


settings.

Show advanced options: Access advanced

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Mobile Hotspot.

Apps >

of masking it.

options, including Broadcast channel, and to


specify the channel your device uses for Mobile
Hotspot.

Settings >

2. Tap MORE > Configure Mobile Hotspot:

Network name: View and change the name of


your Mobile Hotspot.

Hide my device: Make your Mobile Hotspot

invisible to other Wi-Fi devices during a scan.


Other devices can still connect to your Mobile
Hotspot, but will have to set up the connection
manually with your Network SSID and Password.

Security: Choose the security level for your


Mobile Hotspot.

Password: If you choose a security level that


uses a password, enter the password. By
default, the password is your devices phone
number.

-- Scroll down to view all options.

Settings

146

More Settings

Turn Off Mobile Hotspot Automatically

Tethering

Set your device to automatically turn off Mobile


Hotspot if there are no connected device.

Share your devices Internet connection with a


computer that connects to your device using a USB
cable or via Bluetooth.

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Mobile Hotspot.

Apps >

Settings >

Connect Your Device to a Computer


Using Tethering

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.


Tap MORE > Timeout settings and select an
amount of time.

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Tethering.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to enable a tethering method:

Bluetooth tethering: Pair your device with

the computer using Bluetooth. Tap Bluetooth


tethering to turn tethering on. For more
information, see Bluetooth.

USB tethering: Connect the computer to the


device using the USB cable, and then tap
USBtethering to turn tethering on.

Settings

147

More Settings

Printing

MirrorLink

Print images and documents to Samsung printers and


other compatible printers (notincluded).

1. Connect your device to your cars system using


the USB cable.

1. From a Home screen, tap


More > Printing.

Apps >

Settings >

2. From a Home screen, tap


More> MirrorLink.

2. Tap a print service and follow the prompts.

Settings >

3. Tap Connect to vehicle via USB and follow the


instructions.

Note: Tap
Download plug-in to install additional
print service drivers.

Settings

Apps >

148

More Settings

Download Booster

Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

Download Booster improves download speed by using


both Wi-Fi and LTE networks at the same time when
downloading files over 30 MB in size.

Set up and manage your VirtualPrivate Networks


(VPNs).
Note: You must set a screen lock PIN or password
before setting up a VPN. For more information, see
Lock Screen and Security on page 175.

Note: Download Booster uses mobile data services.


To turn on Download Booster:
4. From a Home screen, tap Apps >
More> Download booster.

Add a VPN

Settings >

1. From a Home screen, tap


> More > VPN.

5. Tap ON/OFF to turn Download booster on.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.


3. Tap MORE > Add VPN and follow the prompts to
set up yourVPN.

Settings

149

More Settings

Default Messaging App

Connect to a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
> More > VPN.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.

If you have multiple messaging apps installed, you can


select which app should be your default messaging
app.

3. Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and tap


CONNECT.

1. From a Home screen, tap


> More.

Settings

2. Tap Default messaging app to select a default.

Edit or Delete a VPN


1. From a Home screen, tap
> More > VPN.

Apps >

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.


3. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit
ordelete.

Settings

150

More Settings

Nearby Devices
Share your media files with nearby devices via WiFi,
WiFiDirect, or Mobile hotspot.
Warning: If file sharing is enabled, other devices can
access your data. Use this option with care.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Nearby devices.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Nearby devices.


3. Set the following options:

Content to share: Select the content to share.


Choices are Videos, Photos, and Music.

Allowed devices: Indicate the devices


accessible to your device.

Blocked devices: Indicate the devices not


accessible to your device.

Download to: Set whether to download data to


Device or SD card.

Receive files from other devices: If a nearby


device attempts to upload data, this setting
indicates the response.

Settings

151

More Settings

Sound and Notification


Mute: Your device mutes all Sound and

Configure the sounds and vibrations used to


indicate notifications, screen touches, and
other interactions.

notification.

Adjust the Volume

Change the Sound Mode

Set the volume level and default volume for call


ringtones, notifications, and other audio.

You can switch between sound modes while


preserving the individual sound settings you have
made.

Tip: You can also set the volume from the Home screen
by pressing the Volume key.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

1. From a Home screen, tap

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Sound mode, and


then choose a mode:

Settings.

3. Drag the sliders to set the default volume for:

Ringtone
Media
Notifications
System

Sound: Use the sounds, vibrations, and volume


levels you have chosen in Sound settings for
notifications and alerts.

Vibrate: Your device vibrates for notifications

and alerts. This uses the Vibration intensity you


choose in Volume settings.

Settings

Apps >

2. Tap Sound and notification > Volume.

152

Sound and Notification

Ringtones and Sound

Change the Notification Sound

Select a Default Ringtone

Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new


messages and event reminders.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Choose from preset ringtones or add your own.


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Ringtones and


sounds > Default notificationsound.

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Ringtones and


sounds > Ringtone.

3. Tap a sound to hear a preview and select it.

3. Tap a ringtone to hear a preview and select it.


or
Add ringtone to use an audio file as a
Tap
ringtone.

Settings

153

Sound and Notification

Set Notification Sounds for Samsung


Apps

System Sounds

Choose notification alerts for new messages, calendar


events, and email.

1. From a Home screen, tap

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Set various other system sound options.

Settings.

Settings.

Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or

2. Tap Sound and notification > Ringtones and


sounds, and tap to configure each option:

Apps >

2. Tap Sound and notification > Ringtones and


sounds, and tap to enable each option:
tap the screen to make selections.

Dialing keypad tone: Play tone when the dialing

Messages notifications: Configure message


notifications and alerts.

keypad is tapped.

Calendar notifications: Configure event

Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you

Email notifications: Configure email account

Emergency tone: Set an alert tone or vibration

notifications.

unlock the screen.

notifications.

when receiving an emergency message.

Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the


Samsung keyboard is tapped.

Settings

154

Sound and Notification

Vibrations

Sound Quality and Effects

Set the amount of vibration for incoming calls,


notifications, and haptic feedback.

Choose from advanced sound options to customize


your audio experience.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

Find the best sound setting for your preferences.


Note: Sound effects are only available when
headphones or a compatible Bluetooth headset is
connected.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Vibrations.

Tap Vibration intensity and move the sliders to


change the amount.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Tap Vibration pattern to choose a pattern.


Tap ON/OFF to enable each option:

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Sound quality


andeffects. Configure options:

-- Vibrate while ringing


-- Vibration feedback
-- Keyboard vibration

Adapt Sound: Follow the prompts to customize


your sound settings.

UHQ Upscaler: Improve the sound quality of


audio and video files when using compatible
earphones (not included).

SoundAlive+: Recreate the effects of rich


surround sound.

Tube Amp Pro: Simulate the soft timbre of a


tube amplifier.

Settings

155

Sound and Notification

Do Not Disturb

Scheduling

This setting allows you to block all notifications and


alerts. The options below determine what notifications
can make sounds, and during what time periods you
want to enter this mode.

This option allows you to turn Do not disturb mode on


and off automatically at scheduled times.
Note: Scheduling is not available if Do not disturb mode
has been turned on manually.
1. From a Home screen, tap

To activate Do not disturb mode:


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Do not disturb.

Settings.

3. Tap ON/OFF by Turn on as scheduled, and set


the Days, Start time, and End time.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Do not disturb.


3. Tap ON/OFF by Turn on now to enable this
option.

Settings

156

Sound and Notification

Allow Exceptions

App Notifications

This option lets you customize what notifications are


allowed while your phone is in Do not disturb mode.

1. From a Home screen, tap

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > App notifications


and choose an app to enable notifications.

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > Do not disturb.

LED Indicator

3. Tap Allow exceptions, and tap ON/OFF to enable


the exceptions you want to allow.

Light up the LED indicator when charging, voice


recording, or receiving notifications.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Sound and notification > LED indicator to


enable this feature.

Settings

157

Sound and Notification

Display and Wallpaper


Wallpaper

Configure your displays brightness, screen


wallpaper, and other display settings.

Change the look of the Home and lock screens with


wallpaper. Display a favorite picture or choose from
preloaded wallpapers.

Screen Brightness

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps >
Display and wallpaper > Wallpaper.

Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings


or personal preference. You may also want to adjust
screen brightness to conserve battery power.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Display and wallpaper.

Apps >

2. Tap the drop-down menu and select Home screen,


Lock screen, or Home and lock screens.

Settings >

3. Tap a image to preview it, and then tap SETAS


WALLPAPER.

2. Under Brightness:

Tap ON/OFF by Wallpaper motion effect to allow

Tap Auto to allow the device to adjust

the wallpaper to shift slightly as you move the


device.

brightness automatically.

To set a custom brightness level, clear the

Tap From Gallery for additional wallpapers.


Tap Live weather to add high quality images

Automatic brightness check mark and drag the


Brightness slider.

based on the time, location and weather.


(Lockscreen only.)

Note: You can also control Brightness from the


Notification panel. Drag down the Status bar at the top of
the screen to find the Brightness option.
Settings

Settings >

158

Display and Wallpaper

Font Style and Size

One-Handed Operation

You can set the font style and size for all text that
displays on the screen.

Change the screen layout to accommodate operating


your device with one hand.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Display and wallpaper.

Apps >

Settings >

1. From a Home screen, tap


Display and wallpaper.

2. Tap Font to choose a font style and font size.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap One-handed operation and tap to enable


options:

Drag the slider to adjust the font size.


Tap a font style to select a font, or tap

Reduce screen size: Press the Home key three


times in quick succession to reduce the size of
the display.

Download fonts to find new fonts from


GalaxyApps.

One-handed input: Adjust the size and position

3. Tap DONE to set the font size and style.

of the keyboard and other input methods for


easier use with one hand.

Screen Rotation
Use the front camera to rotate the screen based on
the orientation of your face.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Display and wallpaper.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Screen rotation to enable thefeature.

Settings

159

Display and Wallpaper

Screen Timeout Delay

Screen Mode

Choose how long the display screen remains lit after


you tap the screen or press any key.

Choose a screen mode to match your type of viewing.


You can choose to have the device automatically
adapt the display depending on the type of image
being displayed, and other criteria such as battery
level.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Display and wallpaper.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Screen timeout and choose a time period.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Display and wallpaper.

Smart Stay
Apps >

Tap Adaptive display if you want your device to


automatically optimize the display to match the
type of image displayed and other criteria, such
as battery level.

Settings >

2. Tap Display > Smart stay and tap ON/OFF to turn


the featureon.

Settings

Settings >

2. Tap Screen mode and choose a screen mode:

Using the front camera to detect your face, the screen


will not time out as long as you are facing the screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Display and wallpaper.

Apps >

or
Choose a specific type of screen mode based
on what your are viewing.

160

Display and Wallpaper

Daydream
The Daydream feature controls what the screen
displays when the device is docked (dock not
included), or while charging. You can choose to
display colors, or display photos stored on your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Display and wallpaper.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Daydream > ON/OFF to turn Daydream on.


3. Configure options:

Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing


screen of colors.

Photo Table: Display pictures in a photo table.


Tap

Settings for options.

Photo frame: Display pictures in a photo frame.


Tap

Settings for options.

4. Tap MORE for additional options:

Preview: See a demonstration of Daydream.


Select when to daydream: Select when your
phone can go into daydream mode.

Settings

161

Display and Wallpaper

S Pen
Configure options and settings for the S Pen.

Screen off memo: Create action memos by

To configure settings for the SPen:

S Pen alerts: Tap the check box to set your

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

detaching the S Pen while the screen is off and


writing on the screen.
device to sound an alert and show a pop-up if
you forget to attach the S Pen and walk away
from it with your device.

Settings

2. Tap S Pen to configure the following settings:

Air command: Turn the Air command feature on.


Air view: Turn the Air view feature on.
Direct pen input: Turn the Direct pen input

Turn off pen detection: Turning off pen

detection when the pen is attached can extend


battery life.

S Pen sound: Tap the check box to enable

feature on. This feature allows you to switch


from the keyboard to the SPen when filling in
form fields.

sounds when writing with the S Pen.

S Pen vibration: Activate vibration feedback

Pointer: Turn the pointer on. The pointer

when writing with the S Pen.

appears on the screen when the tip of the SPen


is hovering close enough. Holding the pointer
over some features can reveal what an item is or
what it does.

Settings

For more information on using the S Pen, see


S Pen on page25.

162

S Pen

Motions and Gestures


Control certain device actions by picking up
the phone or by touching the screen with
the palm of your hand.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Motions and gestures.


3. Tap ON/OFF to enable each of the following:

Direct call: Call the contact whose call log,

message, or contact details are currently on the


screen by bringing the device close to yourear.

Smart alert: Set the device to vibrate when you


pick it up to notify you about missed calls and
messages.

Mute: Mute sounds and video by covering the


screen or turning over the device.

Palm swipe to capture: Capture an image of

the screen when you sweep your hand left or


right across the screen.

Settings

163

Motions and Gestures

Storage
View the device memory and usage.

-- Audio: The amount of storage being used by

Device Memory

-- Cached data: The amount of data currently

audio files.
cached.

-- Miscellaneous files: The amount of memory

View and manage the memory used by the device.


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

used to store miscellaneous files.

Settings.

2. Tap Storage.

To increase available memory:

The Device memory displays Total space.


The amounts of memory used are further

1. Tap Cached data to clear cached data for all


apps. Tap DELETE to confirm.

divided into:

2. Tap Miscellaneous files, select unnecessary files


individually, or tap SELECT ALL, andthentap
DELETE.

-- Total space: View the total space/free space


in your phones memory.

-- Available space: The amount of storage


space currently available.

-- Applications: The amount of storage being


used by applications.

-- Pictures, videos: The amount of storage


being used by pictures and videos.

Settings

164

Storage

Battery
Apps and OS Usage

View how battery power is used for device


activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Battery usage displays in percentages per application.


1. From a Home screen, tap

Settings.

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Battery for options:

2. Tap Battery for options:

Power saving mode: Tap ON/OFF to turn the


featureon, and customize options.

Tap an option to see how they are affecting

Ultra power saving mode: Tap ON/OFF to turn


the featureon.

Tap REFRESH to update the listing.

battery use.

Note: Other applications may be running that affect


battery use.

Show battery percentage: Display the battery


charge percentage next to the battery icon on
the Status bar.

Battery chart: The battery level displays as a

percentage. The amount of time the battery has


been used also displays.

Tap REFRESH to update the listing.

Settings

165

Battery

Applications
Manage settings for applications on your
phone.

Memory Usage

Application Manager

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps > Settings >
Applications > Applicationmanager.

See how memory is being used by Downloaded or


Running applications.

You can download and install new applications on your


device. Use Application manager settings to manage
your downloaded and preloaded applications.

2. Swipe across the screen to display


DOWNLOADED, RUNNING, or ALL to display
memory usage for that category of applications.

Warning: Because this device can be configured


with system software not provided by or supported
by Google or any other company, you operate such
software at your own risk.

Settings

166

Applications

-- UNINSTALL/UNINSTALL UPDATES: Delete

Downloaded

the application from the device or uninstall


updates made to apps that cannot be
deleted.

Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.


1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Applications > Applicationmanager.

-- DISABLE: Disable apps that cannot be

2. Tap DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the


downloaded applications on your device.

deleted.

-- CLEAR DATA: Clear application data from

To switch the order of the DOWNLOADED list,

memory.

tap MORE > Sort by size, Sort by name, or


Sort by date.

-- CLEAR CACHE: Clear an applications


temporary memory storage.

To reset all of your application preferences, tap

-- CLEAR DEFAULTS: Clear an applications

MORE > Reset app preferences.

customization.

To unistall several apps at once, tap MORE >


Uninstall multiple.

Tap an application to view and update

information about the application, including


memory usage, default settings, and
permissions. The following options are
displayed:

-- FORCE STOP: Stop an app that is

misbehaving. Restart your device if stopping


an app, process, or service causes your
device to stop working correctly.

Settings

167

Applications

Running Services

Default Applications

View and control services running on your device.

If you have multiple applications of the same type,


such as email apps, you can select one app to be the
default.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps > Settings >
Applications > Applicationmanager.

You can also use a simpler Home screen which


provides an easier user experience for firsttime
smartphone users.

2. Tap RUNNING to view a list of running services.


All the applications that are currently running on the
device display.

1. From a Home screen, tap


Apps > Settings >
Applications > Defaultapplications.

3. Tap MORE > Show cached processes to display


all the cached processes that are running. Tap
MORE > Show services in use to switch back.

2. Tap Home and select a Home screen mode:

TouchWiz easy home: Provides an easier user

4. Tap one of the applications to view application


information.

experience for the first-time smartphone users.

TouchWiz home: The Home screen that

STOP: Stops the application from running

originally displays on your phone.

on the device. This is usually done prior to


uninstalling the application. (Not all services
can be stopped. Stopping services may have
undesirable consequences on the application or
Android System.)

3. Tap Messages and select a default


messagingapp.
4. To clear defaults you have set up, tap CLEAR.

REPORT: Report failure and other application


information.

Note: Options vary by application.

Settings

168

Applications

Application Settings
Shortcuts to the settings for various apps are available
in one convenient location.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap one of the following to display the settings for


the selected app:

Calendar
Camera
Contacts
Email
Internet
Messages
Music
Phone
S Voice
Weather

Settings

169

Applications

NFC and Payment


Android Beam

NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data


exchange when you touch your device with
another compatible device. This is used for
features like Android Beam.

When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app


content to another NFC-capable device by holding the
devices close together. You can beam browser pages,
YouTube videos, contacts, and more.
1. From a Home screen, tap
NFC and payment.

To activate NFC:
1. From a Home screen, tap
NFC and payment.

Apps >

Settings >

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.


3. Tap Android Beam, and tap ON/OFF to turn
Android Beam on.

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.

4. Touch the back of your device with another


NFCcapable device and the content is transferred.

Settings

170

NFC and Payment

Tap and Pay


Tap and pay allows you to select the default payment
app you want to use for making purchases on your
phone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
NFC and payment.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.


3. Tap Tap and pay.
4. Select the app that you want as your default.

Settings

171

NFC and Payment

Themes
Set the theme to be applied to your Home
and Lock screens, wallpapers, and app
icons.

Apply Themes
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Themes.

Apps >

Settings

Tap a theme to view a preview of various


screens.

Tap THEME STORE to download additional


themes from the Theme Store with your
Samsung account.

Tap HELP for help using this feature.


2. Tap APPLY to apply the selected theme.

Settings

172

Themes

Location
Locating Method

Some apps, such as Google maps, may


require one or more location services be
turned on for full functionality.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Location.

Apps >

1. From a Home screen, tap


> Location.

Settings

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.

Settings

3. Tap Locating method to select how your location


is determined:

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.

High accuracy: Use GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile

E911

networks.

Power saving: Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks

This is a view only field. You cannot turn off E911


Location on any cell phone. E911 Location service is
standard on all mobile phones to allow sharing of your
GPS location with emergency personnel when you
make a call to emergency services (such as 911). This
setting is not configurable.

Settings

Apps >

(no GPS).

GPS only: Use GPS only.

173

Location

Recent Location Requests

Location Services

Apps that have requested your location are listed


under Recent location requests.

Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your


devices most recent location data. Google apps, such
as Google Maps, can use this data to improve your
search results based on places that you have visited.

1. From a Home screen, tap


> Location.

Apps >

Settings

1. From a Home screen, tap


> Location.

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.


3. Tap an entry under Recent location requests to
view the apps settings.

Apps >

Settings

2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.


3. Tap Google Location History, and sign in to your
Google Account for more options.

Settings

174

Location

Lock Screen and Security


Fingerprints: Use fingerprint recognition to

Secure your device and protect your data


with Lock Screen and Security settings.

unlock the screen. This option provides medium


to high security.

None: Never use a Lock screen.

Set a Screen Lock


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

3. If choosing a secured lock screen option, select


your notification settings:

Settings.

Show content
Hide content
Do not show notifications

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Screen lock


type to select a screen lock and level of security:

Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This


option provides no security.

Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a tap

gesture you create and use to unlock your


device. This option provides medium security.

PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the

screen. This option provides medium to high


security.

Password: Create a password for unlocking the


screen. This option provides high security.

Settings

175

Lock Screen and Security

Fingerprints

4. Choose a screen lock option:

Show information: Show the dual clock, or

Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative to


entering passwords in certain apps.

information such as the weather information, on


the lock screen.

You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity


when logging in to your Samsung account.

Notifications: Display notifications on the lock


screen.

Note: Fingerprint recognition uses the unique


characteristics of each fingerprint to enhance the
security of your device. The likelihood of the fingerprint
sensor confusing even small areas of two different
fingerprints is very low. But in rare cases, the sensor
may recognize a fingerprint that is similar to a
registered fingerprint.

Unlock effect: Set the visual effect used when


unlocking the screen. (This option is available
with Swipe only.)

Secure lock settings: Set your secure lock

functions such as Auto lock, Lock instantly with


Power key, and Smart lock.

Note: Options vary based on the screen lock type.

Settings

176

Lock Screen and Security

Register a Fingerprint

Change Backup Password

You can register up to three fingerprints. A password


will also be set up as an alternative to your fingerprint.

You can change the backup password for your


fingerprint.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Fingerprints.

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Fingerprints.

To add a fingerprint, tap

Add fingerprint and


follow the instructions to register a fingerprint
and password.

3. Tap Change backup password and enter a new


password.

To rename a fingerprint, touch and hold the


fingerprint, and then tap RENAME.

To delete a fingerprint, touch and hold the


fingerprint, and then tap REMOVE.

Settings

177

Lock Screen and Security

Fingerprint Verification

Unknown Sources

Fingerprint verification can be used for other accounts


accessed from your phone.

Enable installation of nonGoogle Play applications.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

1. From a Home screen, tap

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Fingerprints.

Verify Samsung account: Verify your identity

Settings.

Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications


can cause your device and personal data to be more
vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.

using your fingerprint when logging in to your


Samsung account.

Settings

Apps >

2. Tap Lock screen and security >


Unknownsources to enable this option.

178

Lock Screen and Security

Other Security Settings

View Passwords
Display password characters briefly as you type them.

Encrypt Your Data

1. From a Home screen, tap

Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your


device each time you power it on.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


settings > Make passwords visible to turn the
featureon.

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


settings > Encrypt phone and follow the prompts
to encrypt all data on your device.

SIM Card Lock


Require both your SIM card PIN and your ordinary
screen lock type when unlocking the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


settings > Set up SIM card lock and follow the
prompts.
3. Tap Lock SIM card to turn the feature on.
4. Tap Change SIM card PIN to create a new PIN.

Settings

179

Lock Screen and Security

Security Update Service

Phone Administration

Automatically receive security updates.

Manage your device administrators and application


installation privileges.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


settings for the following Security update service
options:

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


Settings > Phone administrators.

Security policy updates: Automatically or

3. Tap an option to set the phone administrators.

manually check for security policy updates.

Send security reports: Send security reports to


Samsung via Wi-Fi for threat analysis.

Settings

180

Lock Screen and Security

Credential Storage

Advanced Security Settings

Manage your security certificates. If a certificate


authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or for
some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable
or remove it.

Use these options to configure advanced security


settings.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

1. From a Home screen, tap

Settings.

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


settings for the following Credential storage
options:

Settings.

Trust agents: Perform selected actions


whentrusted devices are connected.
Toview Trust agents, set up a screen
lock (PIN,Password, Fingerprint, or
Pattern). Formore information, see
Set a Screen Lock on page175.

Storage type: Select a storage location for


credential contents.

View security certificates: Display certificates

Pin windows: Pin an app on your device screen,

in your devices ROM and other certificates you


have installed.

Apps >

2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security


settings for the following advanced options:

preventing access to other features of you


phone.

Install from device storage: Install a new


certificate from storage.

Usage data access: View the applications that


can access your devices usage history.

Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents

Notification access: View the applications that

from the device and reset the password.

can access notifications you receive on your


phone.

Settings

181

Lock Screen and Security

Privacy and Safety


Choose from various modes designed to
hide personal content from being accessed
by anyone else using your device, or to aid
you in an emergency.

Emergency Mode

Private Mode

1. From a Home screen, tap

Change the Home screen to a black theme to


reduce battery consumption. You will be able to use
Messages, Contacts, and make emergency calls, but
some other apps and functions will be restricted.
Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Privacy and safety > Emergency mode, and


then tap ON/OFF to enable this feature.

Hide personal content from being accessed by anyone


else using your device. Private mode is only available
for certain applications.
Note: A secure screen lock (Pattern, PIN, Password, or
Fingerprint) is required to use Private mode.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Privacy and safety > Private mode.


3. Follow the prompts to learn about and set up
Private mode.

Settings

182

Privacy and Safety

Send SOS Messages


Send a quick alert to your primary contacts when you
are in an emergency situation.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Privacy and safety > Send SOS messages.


3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the featureon and configure
the following options:

Send messages to: Add recipients by creating


new contacts or selecting from Contacts.

Attach pictures: Send photos taken with the


front and rear cameras to your emergency
contacts.

Attach audio recording: Send a short audio


message to your emergency contacts.

To send a help message:


Press the Power key quickly three times.

Settings

183

Privacy and Safety

Easy Mode
Switch between the default screen layout
and a simpler layout. The Easy mode layout
has larger text and icons, making for a more
straightforward visual experience.
To enable Easy Mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Easy mode.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature. When Easy


mode is enabled, you can scroll down the page
and select which apps you want to appear on the
Home screens.
3. Tap the check box next to the apps you want to
add or remove.
4. When finished, tap DONE.

Settings

184

Easy Mode

Accounts
Synchronize Accounts

Set up and manage accounts, including your


Google Account, Samsung account, email,
and social networking accounts.

1. From a Home screen, tap

4. Tap individual data items to sync.


5. Tap MORE > Sync all or Sync now to synchronize
the account.

Add an Account
2. Tap Accounts >

Apps >

Settings.

3. Tap an account to view the sync settings for that


account.

Depending on the account, you can choose


to synchronize your calendar, contacts, and
other types of content.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

2. Tap Accounts > [Account type].

Note: Sync options and the location of the sync


command differ depending on the account type.

Settings.

Add account.

3. Tap one of the account types.


4. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.

Settings

185

Accounts

Account Settings

Delete an Account

Each account has its own set of settings. In addition,


you can configure common settings for all accounts of
the same type.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

3. Tap the account and then tap MORE >


Removeaccount.

Note: Account settings and available features vary


between account types and service providers. Contact
your service provider for more information on your
accounts settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

2. Tap Accounts > [Account type].

Settings.

2. Tap Accounts > [Account type].


3. Tap an account to configure that accounts sync
settings.
4. Tap other available options for the account.

Settings

186

Accounts

Language and Input Settings


Select Your Default Keyboard
orInput Method

Configure your devices language and input


settings.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Set Your Default Language


1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

Settings.

3. Select a keyboard.

2. Tap Language and input > Language.

Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the


Google Play store.

3. Select a language from the list.

Settings

Apps >

2. Tap Language and input > Default keyboard.

187

Language and Input Settings

Samsung Keyboard Settings

Swype Keyboard Settings

Configure options for using the Samsung keyboard.

Configure options for using the Swype keyboard.

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

1. From a Home screen, tap

2. Tap Language and input.

2. Tap Language and input.

3. Tap Samsung keyboard for options:

3. Tap Swype for options:

English(US): Set the keyboard type: Qwerty

Apps >

Settings.

Settings: Configure basic options.


Themes: Change the keyboard layout.
My Words: Manage your personal dictionary,

keyboard or 3x4 keyboard.

Add input languages: Choose which languages


are available on the keyboard. To switch
between languages, slide the Space bar
sideways.

new word updates, as well as how Swype can


learn from your writing style in various apps.

Languages: Set the current language.

Predictive text: Allow Predictive text to

Additional languages can be downloaded.

suggest words matching your text entries,


and, optionally, complete common words
automatically. Predictive text can learn your
personal writing style from your contacts,
messages, Gmail, and social networking
sitesimproving its accuracy of predicting your
text entries.

Gestures: Learn about using Swype gestures.


Help: View information on using Swype.

Additional keyboard settings provide assistance

with capitalization, punctuation, and much more.

Settings

188

Language and Input Settings

Google Voice Typing Settings

Handwriting Recognition
Language

Speak rather than type your text entries using Google


Voice Typing.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Handwriting can be recognized in S Note and Action


Memo. Use this option to select a language that will be
used by the device to recognize your handwriting.

Settings.

2. Tap Language and input.

1. From a Home screen, tap


> Language and input.

3. Tap Google voice typing for options:

Language: Select languages for Google voice

Apps >

Settings

2. Under Handwriting recognition, tap Language.

typing.

Tap SELECT INPUT LANGUAGES to select a

Ok Google detection: Tap to launch a Google

new language.

search whenever you say Ok Google.

Hands-free: Allow requests with the device


locked.

Speech output: Select options for spoken


feedback.

Block offensive words: Hide words many

people find offensive are in results of Google


voice searches. Offensive words are replaced in
results with a placeholder (####).

Bluetooth headset: Use audio input from

a Bluetooth headset (not included) if one is


connected.

Settings

189

Language and Input Settings

Voice Input

Text-To-Speech Options

Use Google voice recognition to perform Google


searches using spoken commands.

Configure your Text-To-Speech (TTS) options. TTS


is used for various accessibility features, such as
TalkBack. For more information, see
Accessibility on page 195.

To perform a voice search, tap in the Google search


bar or widget. Or say Ok Google to launch a Google
search (if the hotword detection option is enabled).
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

1. From a Home screen, tap

Settings.

Settings.

2. Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech


options for options:

2. Tap Language and input > Voice input for


options.

Tap

Settings next to the Samsung


texttospeech engine for options.

Tap Enhanced Google services for full voice

Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is

interaction or Basic Google recognition for


simple voice recognition.

spoken.

Tap

Default language status: Display the default

Settings next to the selected option to


configure its options.

Settings

Apps >

language in use.

190

Language and Input Settings

Mouse/Trackpad Settings
Configure settings for using an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Language and input > Pointer speed.


3. Drag the slider to the right to go faster or to the left
to go slower.
4. Tap OK to save your setting.

Settings

191

Language and Input Settings

Backup and Reset


Factory Data Reset

Back up your data to Google servers. You


can also reset your device to its factory
defaults.

Return your device to its factory defaults.


Caution: If you reset your device to factory settings
with the FRP (Factory Reset Protocol) turned on, you
must enter the user name and password for the last
registered Google Account to regain access to the
device. You will not be able to access the device without
the correct credentials. This Google Account verification
prevents unauthorized users from accessing or using
your device if it has been reset to factory settings without
your permission (for example, if your device is lost or
stolen). Your should remove your Google Account before
shipping your device to Samsung or any other service
provider for service and before resetting the device to
factory settings.

Backup and Restore


Enable backup of your information to Google servers.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Backup and reset for options:

Backup account: Select a Google Account to


be used as your backup account.

Back up my data: Enable back up of

application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other


settings to Google servers.

Automatic restore: Enable automatic

restoration of settings from Google servers.


When enabled, backed-up settings are restored
when you reinstall an application.

Settings

192

Backup and Reset

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.


3. Tap RESET DEVICE > RESET PHONE and follow
the prompts to perform the reset.

Reset Your System Settings


Reset your system settings back to their defaults.
Warning: This action returns your device to its factory
default settings. This does not affect your downloaded
apps, personal data, your security settings, language
settings, account settings, or your default application
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Backup and reset > Reset settings.


3. Tap RESET SETTINGS and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.

Settings

193

Backup and Reset

Date and Time


Select time zone: Choose your local time zone

By default, your device receives date and


time information from the wireless network.

(only available when the Automatic setting is


disabled).

Use 24-hour format: Set the format for time

When you are outside network coverage, you


may want to set date and time information
manually using the date and time settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

displays.

Settings.

2. Tap Date and time.


3. The following options are available:

Automatic date and time: Receive date and


time updates from the wireless network.

Automatic time zone: Receive the time zone


from the wireless network.

Set date: Enter the current date (only available


when Automatic date and time is disabled).

Set time: Enter the current time (only available


when the Automatic setting is disabled).

Settings

194

Date and Time

Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features
that make using the device easier for those
with certain physical disabilities.

Voice Assistant help: Tap for help on using

Note: You can download additional accessibility


applications from the Google Play store.

Rapid key input: Release your finger to enter

1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Voice Assistant.

Dark screen: Keep the screen turned off at all


times for privacy.

selection instead of double tapping.

Settings.

Speak passwords: Read the characters aloud


as you enter your passwords.

2. Tap Accessibility for options:

Voice Label: Write voice recordings to NFC tags

Vision
Voice Assistant: Give spoken feedback to help
blind and low-vision users.

to provide information about nearbyobjects.

Font size: Set the font size.


Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated

-- Voice Assistant can collect all of the text you


enter, except passwords, including personal
data and credit card numbers. It may also
log your user interface interactions with the
device.

gestures such as triple-tapping, double


pinching, and dragging two fingers across the
screen.

Magnifier window: Magnify content shown on

-- You can turn on Voice Assistant from any

the screen.

screen by pressing the Home key quickly


three times (triple-press).

Settings

Grayscale: Change all colors to gray.


195

Accessibility

Negative colors: Reverse the display of colors

Hearing
Sound detectors: Give an alert when baby
crying or the doorbell is detected.

from white text on a black background to black


text on a white background.

Color adjustment: Adjust the color of the

Flash notification: Set your camera light to

screen if you are color blind or have difficulty


reading the display because of the screen color.
Tap Color adjustment for options.

blink whenever you receive a notification.

Turn off all sounds: For privacy, turn off all


notifications and audio.

Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable

Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality for use

accessibility features in two quick steps. Tap


ON/OFF to turn the featureon.

with hearing aids.

Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung

Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred TTS

subtitles with multimedia files when available


Tap Samsung subtitles (CC) for options.

engine and options. For more information, see


Text-To-Speech Options on page190.

Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles

with multimedia files when available. Tap Google


subtitles (CC) for options.

Left and right sound balance: Use the slider


to set the left and right balance when using a
stereo device.

Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to mono


for use with one earphone.

Settings

196

Accessibility

Auto haptic: The device will vibrate in time to

More settings
Direction lock: Unlock the screen by swiping in
a series of four to eight directions.

the sound when listening to music, watching


videos, or playing games. It will also vibrate
when buttons are tapped in supported apps.
This may consume battery power, and not all
applications will support this feature.

Direct access: Open your accessibility settings


by pressing the Home key three times in quick
succession.

Dexterity and interaction


Universal switch: Control your phone with your
customized switches.

Notification reminder: Beep at set intervals to


remind you of any unread notifications.

Answering and ending calls: Select shortcuts

Assistant menu: Improve the device

for answering and ending calls.

accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.

Single tap mode: Tap to stop/snooze alarms

Gesture wake up: Wake up your device by

and calendar events.

waving your hand over the sensor.

Manage accessibility: Export your accessibility

Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval for

settings and share them with another device.

this tap action.

Interaction control: Block areas of the screen

from touch interaction. Disable Auto rotate


screen and hard key functions. Only show
application notifications in the Notification panel
and the Status bar.

Settings

197

Accessibility

Services
TalkBack: When TalkBack is on, your device
provides spoken feedback to help blind and
low-vision users.

Switch Access: Allows you to control your

device using configurable key combinations.


You can move focus to clickable items and
select them.

Additional accessibility apps may be

downloaded from the Google Play store.


Certain accessibility services you install may be
configured here.

Settings

198

Accessibility

Help
View tips and guidelines for using your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap Help for information about:

New features
How-to videos
Useful tips
User guide
My Verizon Mobile
Icon glossary
Getting started
Applications
Settings

Settings

199

Help

About Phone
View information about your phone, including
current status, legal information, hardware
and software versions, and more.
1. From a Home screen, tap

Apps >

Settings.

2. Tap About phone, and then tap items for more


details:

Icon glossary: View information about the


notifications and status icons.

Status: View the status of the battery, network,


and other information about your device.

Legal information: View legal notices and other


legal information.

Phone name: View and change your devices


name.

Additional device information includes the Model


number, Android version, Build number, and
more.

Settings

200

About Phone

System Updates
Use System updates to update your devices
software.
1. From a Home screen, tap
System updates.

Apps >

Settings >

2. Tap Check for new system update.

Tap Show system update history to view


previous software updates.

3. Follow the prompts to check for available software


updates to download and install.

Settings

201

System Updates